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PersonAri Heinonen, Ph.D.
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PersonRaimo Lappalainen, Ph.D. (Psych.)
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PersonTaru Lintunen, Ph.D.
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PersonReija Kuoremäki
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Project Confidence begins
The main objective of the project is the development and integration of innovative technologies for the detection of abnormal events (such as falls) or unexpected behaviours that may be related to a health problem in elderly people.
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Project Personal Mobile Space begins
The Personal Mobile Space (AMob) project builds both scientific and practice-oriented knowledge about the premises and processes of producing mobile services for well-being and learning, as well as on different target groups’ needs and motivations for using mobile applications in different areas of their everyday lives. The aim is to employ user-driven approaches in building a concept of a mobile service space which can be personalized according to the individuals’ interests and needs regarding learning and well-being.
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Project Collaborative model for innovative game entrepreneurship in learning and well-being begins
This project aimed to examine the application of game innovations and simulations in the fields of learning and well-being in Central Finland. The goal was to develop a concept of a collaboration model for the potential actors in the field of serious games especially in the areas of learning and well-being.
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Project Effects of lifestyle intervention on sleep and cardiovascular health among male obese long-distance drivers begins
Falling asleep or otherwise being fatigued is an important factor in traffic accidents involving commercial vehicles. Sleep-related disturbances and daytime fatigue may be partly related to obesity, which is common among truck drivers. Obesity and sleep-related disturbances are also associated with little physical activity during leisure and poor dietary habits. Finally, sleep dept, obesity, physical inactivity and poor diet are independent risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, including the metabolic syndrome (MeS).
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DynapageTools for fitness and longevity
Our prototypes address areas such as rehabilitation, exercise motivation, and self-monitoring of one’s lifestyle. For instance, a personal mobile trainer has shown promising results in terms of the ability of mobile applications to motivate people.
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DynapageTools for learning and balanced life
We develop concepts and prototypes that respond to the everyday needs of real users in the fields of learning and well-being. Our prototype mobile tool allows teens and young adults to monitor their sleep, nutrition, mood, social relationships, and exercise through game-like, motivating elements. Initial field trials demonstrate promising results, suggesting that sleep-pattern monitoring may help reduce typical student fatigue.
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