Fitness Applications for Home-Based Training

Iman Khaghani-Far, Svetlana Nikitina, Marcos Báez, Ekaterina A. Taran, Fabio Casati

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Recent technological advances have created enormous opportunities for developing applications that support training from home - particularly for older adults, who often are socially more isolated, are physically less active, and have fewer chances to train in a gym. In this article, the authors review current fitness applications and their features alongside the design challenges and opportunities of fitness applications for trainees at home.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7676200
Pages (from-to)56-65
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2016


  • healthcare
  • human factors in software design
  • information interfaces and representation
  • information technology and systems
  • mobile
  • mobile applications
  • pervasive computing
  • software engineering
  • user interfaces
  • user-centered design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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