Motivation of elderly for physical activity

Name Motivation of elderly for physical activity
Context Health care
Performance change of the target group Taxonomy
Problem With increasing age daily physical activity is gaining in importance as it lowers the mortality risk and has a positive effect on a human’s physical and mental well-being [1].
Despite of these clear advantages a great part of society does not move enough [1].
One of the main reasons for too little activity is the missing availability of objective information regarding one’s own health state and the related performance.
Place of action Prevention and aftercare
Solution approach
  • Fitness trackers are able to fill this gap because they objectively record the user’s performance and make it available through an application.
Limitations Sample not representative (sporty and tech-sawy)
Further design patterns Medication app