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Active Women over 50 online information and support to promote physical activity behaviour change: study protocol for a pilot trial

Geraldine Wallbank, Catherine Sherrington, Leanne Hassett, Dominika Kwasnicka, Josephine Y. Chau, Fiona Martin, Philayrath Phongsavan, Anne Grunseit, Colleen Canning, Marian Baird, Roberta Shepherd, Anne Tiedemann
2020 Pilot and Feasibility Studies  
Active Women over 50 is a 3-month physical activity programme guided by behaviour change science, providing access to a website, one telephone-delivered health coaching session from a physiotherapist and  ...  Physical activity has many physical and mental health benefits and can delay the development of disability in older age.  ...  further motivation to increase their physical activity.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40814-020-00627-9 pmid:32607250 pmcid:PMC7320590 fatcat:kjqdns35fjhyjkpibo6uixebv4

A digitally supported home-based exercise training program and dietary protein intervention for community dwelling older adults: protocol of the cluster randomised controlled VITAMIN trial

Jantine van den Helder, Carliene van Dronkelaar, Michael Tieland, Sumit Mehra, Tessa Dadema, Bart Visser, Ben J. A. Kröse, Raoul H. H. Engelbert, Peter J. M. Weijs
2018 BMC Geriatrics  
Increased physical activity and dietary protein intake are promising interventions to prevent or treat the age-related decline in physical performance in older adults.  ...  To optimise these exercise programs for community dwelling older adults, a digitally supported and personalised home-based exercise training program has been designed aiming to improve physical performance  ...  Availability of data and materials  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12877-018-0863-7 pmid:30107787 pmcid:PMC6092847 fatcat:vorsr4sxqfczjcwpgaqbbhpfa4

Get the message? A scoping review of physical activity messaging

Chloë Williamson, Graham Baker, Nanette Mutrie, Ailsa Niven, Paul Kelly
2020 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  
Understanding how to create and deliver effective physical activity (PA) messages for and to various population subgroups may play a role in increasing population PA levels.  ...  Where research has accumulated and evidence is consistent, it supports the following: (1) PA messages should be framed positively and highlight short-term outcomes specifically relating to social and mental  ...  The authors would also like to acknowledge Professor Mary Brennan and Dr. Karen Milton for their feedback. Authors' contributions CW and PK conceived the study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12966-020-00954-3 pmid:32295613 pmcid:PMC7160981 fatcat:bg63oilso5glfpwwcioj5uwnau

Effects of online group exercises for older adults on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: a pilot trial [article]

Marcos Baez and Iman Khaghani Far and Francisco Ibarra and Michela Ferron and Daniele Didino and Fabio Casati
2016 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we report on the physical, psychological and social wellbeing outcomes of a novel virtual gym that enables online group-exercises in older adults with different levels of skills.  ...  Pre- and post- measurements were taken to analyze the physical, psychological and social wellbeing outcomes.  ...  staff for their help and support during the study.  ... 
arXiv:1612.02686v1 fatcat:mb35iomqrfahzad6zfooscl2li

Feedback presentation for mobile personalised digital physical activity coaching platforms

Randy Klaassen, Rieks op den Akker, Harm op den Akker
2013 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '13  
This paper discusses two service platforms that monitor user's physical activity through wearable sensors and that present the user personalised feedback.  ...  Results show that although some users like the talking character they don't have a positive effect on adherence to the activity program.  ...  Young people, office workers, older adults, they all have different life styles, different daily practices, different abilities, different role models and they will have different motives to be more active  ... 
doi:10.1145/2504335.2504404 dblp:conf/petra/KlaassenAA13 fatcat:ef3pjoia4vbz3kkqkkvjzcl2lm

Tailoring real-time physical activity coaching systems: a literature survey and model

Harm op den Akker, Valerie M. Jones, Hermie J. Hermens
2014 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
A detailed analysis of current use of tailoring techniques in real time physical activity coaching applications is presented.  ...  We present a survey of state of the art activity coaching systems as well as a conceptual framework which identifies seven important tailoring concepts that are currently in use and how they relate to  ...  Social influence can be a strong motivating element, and being able to connect to your friends or family through an activity coaching system could increase the connectedness that you experience with the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-014-9146-y fatcat:6jgt46d5b5cqnntmsekry3j7ja

Tailoring digital apps to support active ageing in a low income community

Paula Costa Castro, Lua Bonadio Romano, David Frohlich, Lorena Jorge Lorenzi, Lucas Bueno Campos, Andresa Paixão, Patrícia Bet, Marije Deutekom, Ben Krose, Victor Zuniga Dourado, Grace Angélica de Oliveira Gomes, Jeffrey Jutai
2020 PLoS ONE  
Maintaining physical activity levels during the life course is a motivational challenge.  ...  The following procedures were performed: (i) baseline assessments; (ii) a focus group with physically active older people and a focus group with insufficiently active older people (iii) design activities  ...  Despite this, physical activity levels remain insufficient in older adults with low education in Brazil.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242192 pmid:33301455 fatcat:it2yzlrwrnhxrjkrl4qukvx5z4

Achieving Adherence in Home-Based Rehabilitation with Novel Human Machine Interactions that Stimulate Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Dimitrios Gatsios, Eleni. I. Georga, Konstantina K. Kourou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Dimitrios Kikidis, Athanasios Bibas, Christos Nikitas, Matthew Liston, Marousa Pavlou, Doris Eva Bamiou, Sergi Costafreda
2019 Zenodo  
Holobalance adopts the Capability, Opportunity and Motivation (COM) and Behaviour (B) model to identify the sources of the behaviour that should be targeted for intervention and proposes specific Information  ...  Balance disorders overwhelmingly affect daily activities and cause psychological and emotional hardship. They are also the main cause of falls which are a global epidemic.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 769574.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3339231 fatcat:46ywzmzoxferjc3wihwnv2yobi

Achieving adherence in home-based rehabilitation with novel human machine interactions that stimulate community-dwelling older adults

Dimitrios Gatsios, Doris Eva Bamiou, Sergi Costafreda, Eleni. I. Georga, Konstantina K. Kourou, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis, Dimitrios Kikidis, Athanasios Bibas, Christos Nikitas, Matthew Liston, Marousa Pavlou
2019 Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '19  
Holobalance adopts the Capability, Opportunity and Motivation (COM) and Behaviour (B) model to identify the sources of the behaviour that should be targeted for intervention and proposes specific Information  ...  Balance disorders overwhelmingly affect daily activities and cause psychological and emotional hardship. They are also the main cause of falls which are a global epidemic.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 769574.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3316782.3322762 dblp:conf/petra/GatsiosGKFKBNLP19 fatcat:cxjiqpwjibar3i76pdrtlypp24

Effects of online group exercises for older adults on physical, psychological and social wellbeing: a randomized pilot trial

Marcos Baez, Iman Khaghani Far, Francisco Ibarra, Michela Ferron, Daniele Didino, Fabio Casati
2017 PeerJ  
BackgroundIntervention programs to promote physical activity in older adults, either in group or home settings, have shown equivalent health outcomes but different results when considering adherence.  ...  In this paper we report on the physical, psychological and social wellbeing outcomes of a technology-based intervention that enable online group exercises in older adults with different levels of skills.MethodsA  ...  staff for their help and support during the study.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj.3150 pmid:28392983 pmcid:PMC5384569 fatcat:tk3474faz5edtj3ydnywa75yii

NESTORE D5.1 Definition of Intervention Techniques

Röcke Christina, Guye Sabrina, Angelini Leonardo, Caon Maurizio, Mugellini Elena, Khaled Omar Abou, Rizzo Giovanna, Matropietro Alfonso, Porcelli Simone, Kniestedt Isabelle
2018 Zenodo  
Then, we provide an extensive and systematic review on e-coaching interventions targeting or containing aspects of physical activity, nutrition, social relations, cognitive activity, and, to some extent  ...  In Chapter 4 we first provide an overview on how e-coaching interventions have been implemented in the past to change health-related behaviour of older adults.  ...  to walk the developed system is referred to as a persuasive virtual coach to motivate older adults [7] Older Adults Co-Creating Meaningful Individualized Social Activities Online for Healthy  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4549173 fatcat:623kpsetkbcw5kzosqv7xur33i

Promotion of active ageing through interactive artificial agents in a smart environment

Paulo Menezes, Rui P. Rocha
2021 SN Applied Sciences  
Article Highlights Proposal of a multi-agent system to help elderly adopting regular physical activity habits.  ...  physical activity habits among the elderly.  ...  According to the United Nations [35] , the number of older adults is projected to grow to 1.4 billion until 2030, making it one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42452-021-04567-8 doaj:cc85ccbfdf4b4fc5b419403f57fec344 fatcat:555roh5uzvcellk4hxuzc3foa4

Design and development of a theory-informed peer-led falls prevention education programme to translate evidence into practice: a systematic approach

Linda A. M. Khong, Richard G. Berlach, Keith D. Hill, Anne-Marie Hill
2018 International Journal of Health Promotion and Education  
This article outlines the design and development of the intervention, which was a peer-led falls prevention education programme designed to promote older adult's motivation to change their behaviour in  ...  Programme components developed were a workshop to train older adult peer educators to deliver falls prevention education, a one-hour peerled falls prevention presentation, and supporting resources to aid  ...  These techniques included role-modelling and verbal persuasion, which the peer educators could use to foster their peers' capability during the presentations, as well as a means of motivating older adults  ... 
doi:10.1080/14635240.2018.1479650 fatcat:cgazoreaprapjdfaxwysvdykuy

Can technology adoption for older adults be co-created?

Yuan Lu, Carlijn Valk, Jim Steenbakkers, Tilde Bekker, Thomas Visser, Gavin Proctor, Omna Toshniwal, Henning Langberg
2017 Gerontechnology  
aim of promoting physical activities of older adult citizens.  ...  How to design technological product and service systems that will be adopted by older adults however still remains a challenge.  ...  The authors thank all partners of the REACH consortium for their contributions to the presented work.  ... 
doi:10.4017/gt.2017.16.3.004.00 fatcat:4ezbjorn4nhjtapzmglslvg5qi

Tailoring Coaching Strategies to Users' Motivation in a Multi-Agent Health Coaching Application

Tessa Beinema, Harm op den Akker, Lex van Velsen, Hermie Hermens
2021 Computers in Human Behavior  
Then, two coaches suggested a positively and a negatively tailored strategy. Participants rated these and chose their favourite.  ...  A major challenge in their development is tailoring coaching dialogues to user profiles.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement #769553 (the Council of Coaches project).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2021.106787 fatcat:4kv4nvnjcvcs5f7y6dx7lljdrm
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