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New Perspectives Over The Use Of Smartbands In University-Based Health Education Programs

Alexandru Constantin Strunga and Claudiu Marian Bunaiasu
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Alexandru Constantin Strunga: University of Craiova, Romania
Claudiu Marian Bunaiasu: University of Craiova, Romania

Social Sciences and Education Research Review, 2016, vol. 3, issue 2, 113-119

Abstract: The aim of our case study is to analyze the perceived impact of smartbands on adopting an active and healthy lifestyle by students at the level of university education. Integrating recent contributions from education sciences, knowledge management and applied health informatics, the paper highlights the premises of an institutional educational program that aims to improve students' health (with a special focus on weight loss). Starting from the arguments for using smarbands in health education programs and the current research being made in this field, the authors propose several directions of study and solutions that could be integrated at university level in order to improve students' health.

Keywords: Smartbands; smartphone; health education programs; case study; weight loss (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I12 I23 O33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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