Source: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2017, Vol 106 p. 10-25
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Date of publication: October 2017
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: A sedentary lifestyle and low levels of physical activity are major factors in fall risk for older adults. ICT-based interventions could possibly counteract the risk for this group, as studies show that such interventions significantly reduce it. However, this population is heterogeneous, and several factors (such as gender, age, fitness and others) may influence the use of these systems. This study analyses the iStoppFalls system, testing effectiveness and usage indicators, among other things.
Length of publication: 15 pages
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