Fitness - There's an App for That

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My Jan 2012 presentation at the Department of Commerce about my PhD research and different mobile/web fitness tools to help people become/stay active.

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Fitness - There's an App for That

  1. 1. FitnessThere’s anApp for that Ted Vickey
  2. 2. Around the world today…1 in 3 adults overweight 1 in 10 adults obese Data from WHO, 2011
  3. 3. 50 45 40 “Globesity” USA, 45 35Percentage of adult obesity (>30% BMI) Mexico, 33 30 Chile, 30 Australia, 27 25 England, 24 20 Brazil, 17 15 Sweden, 12 Norway, 11 10 Behold: the worlds 10 fattest countries 5 Japan, 3 0 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 Data from WHO, 2011
  4. 4. Connected Health Health Technology 健康 科技 Obesity Physical Activity Mobile Social Networks 肥胖 体育锻炼 移动技术 社会网络Mobile + Social Network + Physical Activity
  5. 5. 1. Turn on mobile fitness app Wo r k o u t T i me !
  6. 6. 2. Complete physical activity Walking Running Biking Hiking Swimmin g Lifting Sleeping
  7. 7. 3. Save workout
  8. 8. 30 Minutes
  9. 9. www.bodymedia.com
  10. 10. www.fitbit.com
  11. 11. www.jawbone.com/up
  12. 12. www.runkeeper.com
  13. 13. www.mealsnap.com
  14. 14. www.gainfitness.com
  15. 15. www.gethealthee.com
  16. 16. www.zombierungame.com
  17. 17. www.withings.com
  18. 18. www.nike.com
  19. 19. www.nike.com
  20. 20. www.bluefinapps.com
  21. 21. www.buddhify.com
  22. 22. www.hundredpushups.com
  23. 23. www.gympact.com
  24. 24. www.healthvault.com
  25. 25. www.mynetdiary.com
  26. 26. www.foodeducate.com
  27. 27. Ted VickeyNational University of Ireland - Galway ted.vickey@deri.org @tedvickey www.linkedin.com/in/tedvickey www.socialfitphd.com

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