Exploring physical activities in an employer-sponsored health program
Vyas, Dhaval, Fitz-Walter, Zachary, Mealy, Erica, Soro, Alessandro, Zhang, Jinglan, & Brereton, Margot (2015) Exploring physical activities in an employer-sponsored health program. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '15, ACM, Seoul, Republic of Korea, pp. 1421-1426.
This work brings a perspective from an employer-sponsored health and wellness program called Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) to the 'quantified self' research. We present preliminary findings from a study with 17 university employees who participated in the GCC. We aimed to explore how participants derived meaningfulness from their self-tracking experiences. Our findings echo the growing body of work that advocates for conceptualizing activity tracking beyond the rationalistic, data-oriented perspectives and supporting more social and lived experiences.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Activity monitoring, HCI, Quantified Self|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
|Deposited On:||26 Apr 2015 23:00|
|Last Modified:||13 May 2015 00:06|
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