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PEDdo: steps to a healthy lifestyle

Publication ID 25413
Abstract Studies show that 14-to-40 year olds are spending more time at the computer and less time exercising. Using Contextual Design, our group tackled the challenge of motivating people in that demographic group to exercise more. The result is the PEDdo" (Latin ped: foot, Persian do: two) - a device which encourages physical activity of its users in an entertaining way and reinforces positive exercise habits."
Edition title ACM CHI 2006 in Montreal (Kanada)
Publisher Month 05
Publisher Name ACM (Kanada)
Publisher Location ACM (Kanada)
Publication Reference poster
Year of Publication 2006
Authors Goudarzi, V.
Keywords Human Computer Interaction, Physical Fitness, Mobile Application