Testing Usability and Acceptability of a Web Application to Promote Physical Activity (iCanFit) Among Older Adults

@inproceedings{Hong2014TestingUA,
  title={Testing Usability and Acceptability of a Web Application to Promote Physical Activity (iCanFit) Among Older Adults},
  author={Yan Alicia Hong and Daniel W. Goldberg and Deborah Vollmer Dahlke and Marcia G Ory and Jessica S Cargill and Rachel Coughlin and Edgar Hernandez and Debra K Kellstedt and S. Camille Peres},
  booktitle={JMIR human factors},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Most older Americans do not exercise regularly and many have chronic conditions. Among an increasing number of fitness mobile and Web apps, few are designed for older adults with chronic conditions despite high ownership rates of mobile tools and Internet access in this population. We designed a mobile-enabled Web app, iCanFit, to promote physical activity in this population. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to test the usability and acceptability of iCanFit among older adults in a… CONTINUE READING