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Articles Tagged: Health informatics

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Computer scientists in action: Christina Harrington, inclusive technology design

Gamified and persuasive systems as behavior change agents for health and wellness

SECTION: Features: Motivating Participation

Gamified and persuasive systems as behavior change agents for health and wellness

Gameful elements and persuasive strategies can motivate and encourage people to take charge of their health and achieve their ultimate wellness goal.

By Dennis L. Kappen, Rita Orji, September 2017

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Getting dressed in tech

COLUMN: INIT

Getting dressed in tech

By Terrell R. Bennett, Julia Seiter, December 2013

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Quantified performance

SECTION: Features

Quantified performance

A look at how athletic performance can be measured outside of the laboratory.

By Christina Strohrmann, Gerhard Tröster, December 2013

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Fitness trackers

Fitness trackers

Digital activity sensors are no longer confined to research labs; they're in the wild and they come in lime green. They offer the promise to improve our health and even to affect the ways that we interact with others.

By Andrew Miller, December 2013

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Toward smartphone assisted personal rehabilitation training

Toward smartphone assisted personal rehabilitation training

When utilizing internal sensors, modern smartphones are inexpensive and powerful wearable devices for sensor data acquisition, processing, and feedback in personal daily health applications.

By Gabriele Spina, Oliver Amft, December 2013

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Capturing human motion one step at a time

Capturing human motion one step at a time

The design, construction, and deployment of a pressure-enhanced IMU system that fits in the bottom of your shoe.

By Rolf Adelsberger, December 2013

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mHealth @ UAH

mHealth @ UAH

New health care systems that integrate wearable sensors, personal devices, and servers promise to fundamentally change the way health care services are delivered and used.

By Mladen Milosevic, Aleksandar Milenkovic, Emil Jovanov, December 2013

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