The Trainutri Consortium provides IT based end-user services, combining intelligent wireless sensor network technologies, data processing, Web 2.0 and social network models and a web portal providing user feedback on goals achieved and supporting interaction with peers. End-users can communicate using the web portal, their smart phone or both.
Through analysis of acceleration meter activity, an estimation of walking activity and used calories, per day will be provided An extension with activity recognition technology and a global positioning module makes it possible to advice the user about integrating exercise goals and nutritional goals in daily life
The older adult target group is focus on those to choose to carry out a healthy lifestyle :
- They will be able to build a healthy personal environment configuring their activities according to their condition and preferences
- They will count on direct professional support to make this healthy personal environment consistent
TRAINUTRI AALs project aims to raise consciousness about self wellness, enabling the exchange of knowledge related to physical and nutritional healthy habits. The project will help people (seniors between 50 and 65 years from both sex) to develop healthy habits (keeping them physically active and actively involved into their health maintenance) and will enable people to share and exchange healthy habits related activities, experiences and knowledge allowing them to keep and enrich their social relationships while they age in their preferred environments.
Expected results and impact
The improvement of the quality of life of elderly people is the main objective of this project, as the basis of the project are helping senior to make personalised exercise.
There are also indirect contributions, like the ones derived from the social inclusion, and interaction between people.
Keeping strong and reliable social bonds is essential for maintaining a good quality of life. Elderly will be empowered and remain active in the provision of their health and general well-being.
Partners involved in the TRAINUTRI project
- Project name: TRAINing and NUTRItion senior social platform
- Website: www.planetmedia.es
- Coordinator: Planet Media Studios SL.
- Duration: 24 Months
- Starting Date: 01.05.2010
- Total budget: € 3.416.850,20
- Public contribution: € 1.758.830
T. : +34 91 561 27 22