Welcome to the GetAMoveOn Network+

Funded by the EPSRC, the GetAMoveOn Network+ brings together experts in human computer interaction, health psychology, behaviour change, sensor networks, data analytics, interactive visualisation, sports and exercise science, and citizen engagement, with the aim of transforming health through enabling mobility with the help of digital technology.

HCI, Health and the Body

GetAMoveOn Summer School

What it's about Learning How the Body ACTUALLY Works to Connect with Interactive Design for Health, Wellbeing, Performance. Organised by prof m.c. schraefel, University of Southampton. Who it's for Anyone interested in HCI interactive health design will benefit from this intense look into the body…

What's in store for wearables?

Author: Lucia Sanz Vilar

What’s in store for wearables? Wearables are here to stay. Data from the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker Report forecasts 240.1 million units will be shipped in 2021, with the ability to measure heart rate with an oximeter built into a ring, str…

Work and personal life used to be much more separate — work mostly finished when leaving the office, and personal matters were paused during office hours, with the exception of phone calls for important matters. With the advent of laptops, smartphones and wearables, work-life boundaries have b…

Mindfulness on-the-go

Author: Lucia Sanz Vilar

Mindfulness may be defined as the practice of consciously bringing attention and awareness to our experience in the here-and-now, in a non-judgemental way, and reconnecting with our physical sensations, emotions and thoughts. It has its roots in religious traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism,…