Customer Alert: This site will be experiencing brief outages on Friday, 07/25/2014, from 7 pm to 12 am CST, as we update and implement improvements on our network systems. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Shopping Basket 0
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.

HUMAN KINETICS


AACC Researchers Message Board


Topic: webcam technology
Subscribe
Ger
Offline
Ger (1 Posts) from Netherlands on Oct 6, 2010:

In the Netherlands we are doing a pilot with care tv; most of the seniors don't go to their excercise classes more then once in a week. That's not enough for reaching the Pate standard(30minutes, 5 day's aweek) We try to increase their exercise in a virtual way. Twice a week at a certain time they can log in -as a group- and have interactive contact with the exercise leader.And of course after the exercise a virtual cup of coffee. Do you know this kind of developments; if yes are the research reports. Recently I did visit such a project in Finland (Espo) quite interesting for exercise promotion. Are there worldwide more experiences?? Please let me know. Ger Kroes (senior advisor, projectmanager Netherlands Institute for Sport and Physical Activity.)




 

Latest Discussions:


Scientists believe that our brains continue to develop through and beyond middle age. But there is debate over whether we can train middle-aged brains to work better. What do you think?

I have the same problem as you are.I don't know why.
...
2 Posts


Lower-income populations and some racial and ethnic populations have limited access to parks. This can partially explain lower physical activity levels. What other environmental factors contribute to lower activity levels?

I have the same problem as you post!
 
---...
2 Posts


There has been a lot of research regarding balance in older adults. What research seems to be the most promising in terms of falls and fall prevention, and why?

Strength training seems to be useful in preventing falls ...
4 Posts



Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products. SIGN UP NOW!

Human Kinetics Rewards

About Our Products

Book Excerpts

Catalogs

News and Articles

About Us

Career Opportunities

Events

Partners

Business to Business

Author Center

HK Today Newsletter

Services

Exam/Desk Copies

Language rights translation

Association Management

Associate Program

Rights and Permissions

Featured Programs

Human Kinetics Coach Education

Fitnessgram

Fitness for Life

Active Living Every Day

Connect with Us

Google Plus YouTube Tumblr Pinterest

Terms & Conditions

/

Privacy Policy

/

Safe Harbor