Activities of Daily Living

Unobtrusive monitoring and identification of fall accidents.

Publication Date: 
Apr 27, 2015

Falls are a societal and economic problem of great concern with large parts of the population, in particular older citizens, at significant risk and the result of a fall often being grave.

Ecological momentary assessment of environmental and personal factors and snack food intake in African American women.

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Dec 02, 2014

This study examined contributions of environmental and personal factors (specifically, food availability and expense, daily hassles, self-efficacy, positive and negative affect) to within-person and between-person variations in snack food intake in 100 African American women.

Future perspectives of Smartphone applications for rheumatic diseases self-management.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 20, 2015

Rheumatic diseases (RD) self-management interventions are designed to improve health-related quality of life, health care utilization, and perceived self-efficacy. Despite these demonstrated good results, there are several issues that hinder or render less appealing these interventions.

Weather effects on the patterns of people's everyday activities: a study using GPS traces of mobile phone users.

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Dec 24, 2013

This study explores the effects that the weather has on people's everyday activity patterns. Temperature, rainfall, and wind speed were used as weather parameters.

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