Research

Technology Development

Exploring technology to support active lifestyles in people with cognitive impairment

/ EPSRC and Philips Research

Project:

Explore how technology can be used to support people with cognitive impairment to achieve and sustain a physically active lifestyle.

Team:


  • Katie Brittain

Aim:

Define how technology could support people with cognitive impairment to achieve and sustain a physically active lifestyle.

Research Overview:

This project will work with patients and their care teams to explore of technologies could be used to prompt, record and track physical activity in people with. The project is supported by the EPSRC and Philips.

Research Importance:

Physical activity holds potential benefits to people with cognitive impairment. However, barriers remain to understanding how to technology could be used to help patients and their carers. This project will define and address some of these barriers.