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Maria Lindén

School of Innovation Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Sweden


  • Research Article   
    A Smartphone-based Obesity Risk Assessment Application Using Wearable Technology with Personalized Activity, Calorie Expenditure and Health Profile
    Author(s): Hamid Gholam Hosseini*, Mirza Mansoor Baig and Maria Lindén

    Objectives: There is a worldwide increase in the rate of obesity and its related long-term conditions, emphasizing an immediate need to address this modern-age global epidemic of healthy living. Moreover, healthcare spending on long-term or chronic care conditions such as obesity is increasing to the point that requires effective interventions and advancements to reduce the burden of healthcare. Methods: This research focuses on developing a mobile application for obesity risk assessment using wearable technology and proposing an individualized activity/dietary plan. From calculating the Body Mass Index, we established an individualized health profile and used the average data collected by a smart vest to offer the level of activity and health goals. Results: We developed an algorithm to assess the risk of obesity usin.. Read More»