ICT-mediated Community Coaching to Improve Physical Activity

Lamia Elloumi, Margot Meijerink, Bert-Jan van Beijnum, Hermie Hermens


It is commonly known that physical activity is important to maintain health and prevent diseases. Many physical activity interventions have been developed to motivate people to be more physically active. Existing ICT-based interventions provide system-to-human feedback as a motivational strategy to be more physically active. In this paper we propose the ICT-mediated Community Coaching functionality as a novel motivational strategy based on human-to-human feedback where we transform the physical activity into a social activity. This paper presents the requirement elicitation, the design and implementation, and the evaluation of the Community Coaching system for physical activity.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Elloumi L., Meijerink M., Beijnum B. and Hermens H. (2016). ICT-mediated Community Coaching to Improve Physical Activity . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 132-142. DOI: 10.5220/0005821301320142

in Bibtex Style

author={Lamia Elloumi and Margot Meijerink and Bert-Jan van Beijnum and Hermie Hermens},
title={ICT-mediated Community Coaching to Improve Physical Activity},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - ICT-mediated Community Coaching to Improve Physical Activity
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Elloumi L.
AU - Meijerink M.
AU - Beijnum B.
AU - Hermens H.
PY - 2016
SP - 132
EP - 142
DO - 10.5220/0005821301320142