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Wearable Sensors by Michael R Neuman, Edward Sazonov

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Chapter 5.3

Modeling Physical Activity Behavior Change

Edmund Seto1 and Ruzena Bajcsy2,    1School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA,    2Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

This chapter reviews the use of body sensors for physical activity behavior change modeling. It begins by presenting the need for individual-specific personalized strategies for motivating physical activity behavior change. Next, it discusses the current capabilities as well as challenges for body sensors to inform behavioral interventions, including presenting two existing models focused on understanding exercise performance. The chapter then discusses conceptual models for behavior ...

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