Tech savvy fitness-day1-keynote

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This is Day 1 of the Tech-Savvy Fitness elective course I teach at the University of Michigan Medical School. Version 1.0. (uploading the Keynote version)

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  • Tech savvy fitness-day1-keynote

    1. 1. Tech-Savvy Fitness Marc R. Stephens, MAED marque@umich.edu 1
    2. 2. Learning Objectives - Day 1LO1: Students will be introduced to the concept of personal informatics.LO2: Students will gain an understanding of the basic functions of theGarmin Forerunner fitness watch and the Zeo Sleep Manager.LO3: Students will participate in a 30 - 45 minute workout session, gatherworkout statistics via the Forerunner, and upload this data to GarminConnect website.LO4: Students will be introduced to how the instructor prepares for aworkout (weather checks, Google Earth route planning) 2
    3. 3. Personal Informatics Using data such as heart rate, weight tracking, and other metrics to affect change in some aspect of one’s life.“Self-knowledge through numbers.” http://quantifiedself.com/ Marc’s weight data from mid-2008 through mid-October 2011 3
    4. 4. Examples•Workout tracking •Nutritional tracking•Heart rate monitoring •Blood pressure tracking•GPS tracking •Blood chemistry tracking•Weight & body •Mood tracking composition tracking •Sleep tracking ... just about any metric! 4
    5. 5. Global Positioning System (GPS) A network ofsatellites orbiting the Earth used to triangulate the exact position of a GPS receiver. 5
    6. 6. Google Earth andGPS data usedtogether are apowerful tool 6
    7. 7. Mapping of fitness data gives onethe ability to pinpoint the data to aspecific time and place. Image shows heart rate data shown along side a GPS trail. Image from fitness tracking software rubiTrack 7
    8. 8. Let’s plan a routein Google Earth! 8
    9. 9. How’s the weather? Weather websites & apps • Live doppler radar means we can monitor the website and head out when a window of opportunity presents itself. • Forecasts for longer-range planning http://www.wunderground.com/ WeatherBugElite 9
    10. 10. Heart rate monitoring220 - age = maximum heart rate is only a ROUGH estimate! Better calculation found here: http://www.calculatenow.biz/sport/heart.php 10
    11. 11. THE GEAR• Heart rate monitoring • Sleep management• GPS tracking• Workout manager 11
    12. 12. Key features: - Functions as a digital watch - Syncs with heart rate monitor and other exercise equipment - GPS-enabled - Sophisticated features (more than we will use in this course!) 12
    13. 13. A lot of buttons! Press and release to start/ Press and hold for power on/off. stop recording a workout. Tap to light the display Also functions as ‘Up’ to navigate menus. After workout, hold through 3 second timer to save workoutPress to wake from sleep and establish and reset watch for nextGPS connection (outdoors) workout.Press to cycle display modes (workout Also functions as ‘down’ toduration, heart rate, digital watch) navigate menus.Hold down for 3 seconds for the MENU 13
    14. 14. • How to wear the heart rate monitor – strap around chest, with hard plastic part facing outward and centered over your xiphoid process – dampen the plastic electrodes on back of strap to establish better connectivity• Sync the heart rate monitor – About 30 feet distance between sensors required while syncing to prevent other HR strap signals from interfering. Spread out! 14
    15. 15. When we get back we’lllog our workout on theGarmin Connect website 15
    16. 16. Introduction to http://www.myzeo.com/ 16
    17. 17. 17

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