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Bok, Sebastian (author)
Over time physical intersections such as mobility hubs have grown to places with high densities of users. The same accounts for digital intersections such as social media platforms which also have grown to places with high amounts of users. Both make use of density as a focal point for public activity. Physical mobility hubs for example offer...
master thesis 2019
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Kaelani, Marc (author)
In the Netherlands, only 55% of the Dutch population meets the norm of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week. To increase overall physical activity, the Dutch government wants to stimulate active travel. Active travel has two important benefits: the accessibility effect and the health effect. Yet, the effect of active travel on the...
master thesis 2018
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Konsolakis, Kostas (author)
Physical activity recognition through wearables has enabled the development of novel applications in healthcare. Most of the existing studies focus on predicting activities using wearable sensors, either in a controlled or uncontrolled environment. However, there is not a clear distinction between these two environments. Hence, this thesis aimed...
master thesis 2018
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Luu, Chiwei (author)
The aim of this project was to stimulate young children with cancer to engage in physical play to decrease the stagnation of their physical development. Children from the age of 2 to 5 are in the middle of their physical growth and development. This is also the age group with the highest risk of being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia...
master thesis 2018
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Rissik, Lisanne (author)
Amsterdam is densifying and is expected to grow to over one million inhabitants by 2050. The densification arise questions about the implications of the pressure on the existing urban fabric, like the public space, but also the urban responsibility of public health. Altogether, how can a densified public space stimulate healthy behavior in terms...
master thesis 2018
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Gong, Boning (author), Buckers, Tim (author)
Video games have become increasingly more popular, but few focus on physical activity. VRabl, a multiplayer augmented reality sports game, stimulates players to be physically active, while providing similar aspects as video games. It is based on the well-known and popular game dodgeball to reach out to a large possible player community and have...
bachelor thesis 2017
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Berghman, K. (author)
Analysis The overall assignment at the start of the project is “Designing a low threshold product for at-home use to maintain and increase the physical fitness of Dutch older people over 70 by increasing their physical movement and thereby increase confidence, mobility and independence”. The project was executed at Springlab, an innovation...
master thesis 2016
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Hensgens, C. (author)
An increasingly number of scientific research reveals the health threat of living sedentary lifestyles. Sitting is already called ‘the new smoking of our generation’. Sitting and inactivity are pointed out as two major contributors for the huge rise of Chronic diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes, Cardio Vascular Diseases and (some) cancers. For...
master thesis 2014
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Heijnen, A.A. (author)
Over the past centuries our way of working has changed drastically. The computer and related technologies play an important role in that. Nowadays, many people work in an office on a computer, causing them to sit a large part of the day. Sitting is comfortable for many people. However, when done for too long or in the wrong position it can lead...
master thesis 2014
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Tahery, D. (author)
The master’s thesis deals with public space in connection to public health aspect and the contribution that public space can make to this facet. Nowadays people all over the world face health problems concerning obesity and lack of exercise, especially children and the elderly. The current lifestyle of Western societies is encouraged and...
master thesis 2013
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Ebadi, M.O. (author)
In 2010 research institute TNO teamed up with office furniture manufacturer Markant Nederland B.V. and design agency Vormdrift, to address the rising problem of a passive lifestyle in the context of the office. Through the development of a work-workout product. The collaboration resulted in the workstation unit Oxidesk, at which a modest workout...
master thesis 2013
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Bos, J.W. (author)
Physical activity (PA) benefits a healthy condition. On the broader canvas public health benefits from promoting a healthy lifestyle, which includes sufficient PA. Apart from the lives that are improved, The financial merit of improved public health is substantial. Walking is deemed one of the most effective forms of PA. It is for this reason...
master thesis 2013
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Van der Hout, M. (author)
This master thesis shows the development of a product that stimulates elderly to be physical active on regular basis. This process has been user-centered and qualitative researches like Context mapping and Co-creation took place in order to gain extensive user insights. These insights are translated into an interaction vision with the help of...
master thesis 2009
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Lauwerier, P.E.L. (author)
Childhood obesity is a global health concern. Numerous societal changes have dramatically reduced the amount of energy children burn, while expanding the number of calories they consume. Childhood obesity is increasingly recognized as a global health problem and measures are being taken throughout the world. An important direction for preventive...
master thesis 2009
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Van Schijndel, T.G.J. (author)
This project describes the development of a handheld, stand-alone game for a target group of people between 12 and 28 years of age. The product contains games that are based on movement of the arm and reactive power of the user. The product is designed to stimulate physical activity in a playful way. Such a product has an innovative character...
master thesis 2009
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Merino Albaina, I. (author)
The advent of context-aware technology enables new possibilities to stimulate physical exercise aimed at preventing age-related disabilities amongst an increasing elderly population. This study presents an innovative attempt to encourage seniors to walk by making them aware of their current physical activity levels. Our approach comprises an...
master thesis 2008
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