HEALTH DIARY

 

'BE AWARE OF YOUR HEALTH ENVIRONMENT'

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 Health Diary is a video diary tool to capture teens everyday eating and physical habits through a guided template and provides a web platform for discussion, comparison and awareness for healthier behavioral change. The app has been designed to create geo-located mobile narratives and social network for obesity prevention. The project is implemented in collaboration with Tufts Community Center and Boston Youth Essential Organization as a part of their Obesity Prevention Program. 

The project had a wide interest shown by nutritionist and community leaders to promote healthy lifestyles.  The extended version of the project has been accepted in EU FP7, prestigious European Union project for 5 years development of Europe on personalized health, active aging and independent living concept. 

My Role:

  • Project Designer. Defined user model, user interface, develop interaction flows and wireframes for both mobile and web platform. Prepared reports and couhes docs for usability studies with human subjects.

 

 - 2012

URL: locast.mit.edu/healthdiary

 

Publication 

 

Approximately 70% of obese youth have at least one additional risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The estimated cost of treating obesity-related illness was $147 billion/year in 2008. Children living in unsafe neighborhoods have 61% higher odds of being obese than children living in safe neighborhoods. Children living in neighborhoods with the most unfavorable social conditions are 50% more likely to be physically inactive.   

Approximately 70% of obese youth have at least one additional risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The estimated cost of treating obesity-related illness was $147 billion/year in 2008. Children living in unsafe neighborhoods have 61% higher odds of being obese than children living in safe neighborhoods. Children living in neighborhoods with the most unfavorable social conditions are 50% more likely to be physically inactive.

 

 

Service Design System Map 

Health Diary Mobile Interface

Health Diary Mobile Interface

HealthDiary website provides interaction and storage of videos of your everyday activities.


Health Diary Workshop

Design Process

Design Process

Locast Health Diary Systhesis :The comparison between perception, reality and future goal using Health Diary tools.

Locast Health Diary Systhesis :The comparison between perception, reality and future goal using Health Diary tools.

Sample Cognitive Map typical day, Locast day, and future goal day