Korhonen, Olli; Oduor, Michael; Isomursu, Minna (2017) Personalizing narratives to support motivation for physical activity. In: Pucihar et al. (eds.) 30th bled econference: digital transformation - from connecting things to transforming our lives. June 18-21, 2017, Bled, Slovenia, pp. 335-347.
Personalizing narratives to support motivation for physical activity
|Author:||Korhonen, Olli1; Oduor, Michael1; Isomursu, Minna2|
1University of Oulu, Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90014 Oulu, Finland
2IT University of Copenhagen, Nørregade 10, 1165 København, Denmark
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe201802093286
University of Maribor Press,
|Publish Date:|| 2018-02-09
Technology supporting motivation for physical activity has been a common theme for researchers and companies during the last decade. Mobile devices and applications with diverse features provide novel and personalized ways to motivate users for healthier lifestyles. Features like goal orientation and self-monitoring are common for activity and emotion tracking applications, and lately there has been interest also in the use of narratives. Consequently, in this study we evaluate through a qualitative study how narratives are used to motivate physical activity. We analyze both user and system-specific characteristics using nexus analysis and conclude with three techniques for personalizing narratives.
|Pages:||335 - 347|
30th Bled eConference : Digital transformation : from connecting things to transforming our lives. June 18-21, 2017, Bled, Slovenia
|Host publication editor:||
Kljajic Borstnar, Mirjana
30th Bled eConference, June 18-21, 2017, Bled, Slovenia
|Type of Publication:||
A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
113 Computer and information sciences
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