MATCHuP: An mHealth Tool for Children and Young People Health Promotion

Beatriz López, Sreynoch Soung, Natalai Mordvanyuk, Albert Pla, Pablo Gay, Abel López-Bermejo

Abstract

The kids of European and occidental countries are threatened by obesity. They are potential persons to become chronic patients. mHealth technology can help them to change their nutrition and physical activity habits. This paper presents MATCHuP, a platform that involves several agents (kids, parents, healthcare providers) that collaborate and compete by games in a social network in order to create a enjoyable environment to promote a behavioural change towards a healthier life.

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López B., Soung S., Mordvanyuk N., Pla A., Gay P. and López-Bermejo A. (2017). MATCHuP: An mHealth Tool for Children and Young People Health Promotion . In Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-213-4, pages 313-318. DOI: 10.5220/0006143303130318


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf17,
author={Beatriz López and Sreynoch Soung and Natalai Mordvanyuk and Albert Pla and Pablo Gay and Abel López-Bermejo},
title={MATCHuP: An mHealth Tool for Children and Young People Health Promotion},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={313-318},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006143303130318},
isbn={978-989-758-213-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)
TI - MATCHuP: An mHealth Tool for Children and Young People Health Promotion
SN - 978-989-758-213-4
AU - López B.
AU - Soung S.
AU - Mordvanyuk N.
AU - Pla A.
AU - Gay P.
AU - López-Bermejo A.
PY - 2017
SP - 313
EP - 318
DO - 10.5220/0006143303130318