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Wellness & LifeStyle Server: a Platform for Anthropometric and LifeStyle Data Analysis

  • Giovanna SanninoEmail author
  • Alessio Graziani
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
  • Roberto Pratola
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 1)

Abstract

Health self-tracking has become a popular research issue in recent years. This interest is due to a number of partially related causes, such as the increase in the number of people with long-term health conditions, the growing importance of self-care, the spread of miniaturised and easy-to-use measuring devices and smartphone applications and the availability of social networking platforms. With some basic computer skills and a few low-cost gadgets, it is relatively easy to produce and share an amount of personal health information unimaginable only a few years ago. Within the project SmartHealth 2.0 we have realised a wellness platform aimed at supporting the prevention of an individual’s unhealthy behaviors and the monitoring of his/her lifestyle habits. The platform consists of a suite of apps specialized for specific areas of wellness, and a remote component that we have called the Wellness & LifeStyle Server (WLS). In this paper we have detailed the design and the development of this innovative platform.

Keywords

Wellness services anthropometric assessment activity monitoring diet monitoring healthcare 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanna Sannino
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alessio Graziani
    • 2
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
    • 1
  • Roberto Pratola
    • 2
  1. 1.Institue of High Performance Computing and Networking (ICAR-CNR)NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.ARomeItaly

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