CordiAAL: Enhanced Motivation for Cardiological Ergometer Training through Virtual Groups in Virtual Worlds

Israfil Akman, Rafael Bielen, Henning Brümmer, Egor Kudrjaschow, Stefan Tschentscher, Oliver Dohndorf, Heiko Krumm, Jan-Dirk Hoffmann, Anke Workowski, Detlev Willemsen

Abstract

The project CordiAAL purposes the goal of developing a training system for patients with cardiovascular diseases. The first aim is to reduce the anxiety of overexertion by using a continuous monitoring of vital parameters and the second is to increase the patients' motivation according to a moderate physical activity by the virtual environment of the system. The training can be done alone or in common with several patients in a virtual group, regardless of the patients' location. When grouped together, the performance of the individual patient is aligned, so that patients with different fitness levels are able to work together. The evaluations revealed that the increase in motivation could be achieved by training in the virtual environment in virtual groups.

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Akman I., Bielen R., Brümmer H., Kudrjaschow E., Tschentscher S., Dohndorf O., Krumm H., Hoffmann J., Workowski A. and Willemsen D. (2014). CordiAAL: Enhanced Motivation for Cardiological Ergometer Training through Virtual Groups in Virtual Worlds . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-010-9, pages 78-89. DOI: 10.5220/0004797300780089


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@conference{healthinf14,
author={Israfil Akman and Rafael Bielen and Henning Brümmer and Egor Kudrjaschow and Stefan Tschentscher and Oliver Dohndorf and Heiko Krumm and Jan-Dirk Hoffmann and Anke Workowski and Detlev Willemsen},
title={CordiAAL: Enhanced Motivation for Cardiological Ergometer Training through Virtual Groups in Virtual Worlds},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={78-89},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004797300780089},
isbn={978-989-758-010-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - CordiAAL: Enhanced Motivation for Cardiological Ergometer Training through Virtual Groups in Virtual Worlds
SN - 978-989-758-010-9
AU - Akman I.
AU - Bielen R.
AU - Brümmer H.
AU - Kudrjaschow E.
AU - Tschentscher S.
AU - Dohndorf O.
AU - Krumm H.
AU - Hoffmann J.
AU - Workowski A.
AU - Willemsen D.
PY - 2014
SP - 78
EP - 89
DO - 10.5220/0004797300780089