University of Ulster

University-of-UlsterResearchers from the Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute, the Sensors and Connected Health Research Group and the Smart Environments Research Group are contributing to the ProFit project.

 

Methods

The Physical Activity and Health group uses epidemiological and empirical methods to investigate the role of physical activity and exercise in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease and the promotion of psychological well-being.

 

The Connected Health activity studies the future models for healthcare delivery that will use technology to provide and improve healthcare remotely. This research aims to maximise healthcare resources and provide increased, flexible opportunities for consumers to engage with clinicians and better self-manage their care.

 

In Smart Environments the focus to develop lab-based real-world intelligent physical spaces for high-level data/information/knowledge processing, e.g., data fusion, context and activity recognition, decision-making support for situated individuals, in order to support rich user experiences in smart environments.