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An Exercise-Promoting System for Exercising While Doing Desk Work

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Recently, the importance of exercise has been attracting attention. Exercise has positive effects on the body and mind. However, many people do not get enough exercise, and this trend has not improved over the years. One fundamental challenge why people do not have more opportunities to exercise is that they are too busy with work and household chores. Therefore, to develop an exercise habit, it is necessary to incorporate “exercising” into daily life, which can be done while working or doing housework. In this paper, through the design of a system to promote “doing exercise while working at a desk,” we propose both suggestion and feedback methods that conform to working at a desk and enable users to continue to exercise. As future work, we would like to improve the accuracy of the state judgment and the notification timing of the feedback method, thereby adapting the system to various work situations.


  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Exercise promotion
  • Sensing chair
  • Sitting posture recognition
  • Dynamic time warping (DTW)

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Kobayashi, M., Tsuji, A., Fujinami, K. (2022). An Exercise-Promoting System for Exercising While Doing Desk Work. In: Streitz, N.A., Konomi, S. (eds) Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions. Smart Living, Learning, Well-being and Health, Art and Creativity. HCII 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 13326. Springer, Cham.

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