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Measuring Ways Research on Public Facilities of the Elderly’s Physical Flexibility

  • Xing-Rong WenEmail author
  • Ding-Bang Luh
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 957)

Abstract

This research took the old people aged over 60 in southern China as the example, first discussed the physical conditions of the elderly and the problem raising in fitness test, Then make an overview according to the research status and the classification and the problems of the measurement ways for elders’ physical flexibility. The physical conditions of the elderly were learned by tracking their living behaviors. By analyzing the corresponding conditions of outdoor living behaviors and body conditions, the needs of the elderly for measurement of physical flexibility were extracted, which were qualitatively analyzed by combining with Kano model. Finally, the design direction of the public facilities of physical flexibility of the elderly is obtained.

Keywords

The elderly Physical flexibility Kano model Behavioral analysis Measurement way 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignGuangdong University of TechnologyGuangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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