Personalized exercise prescription utilizing virtual fitness

Sun Young Kang, Kyung Ock Yi, Seung Ae Kang, Ae Hyun Lee

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Interest on health is increasing steadily in the modern society, and diverse contents for health management are being developed. Selecting the proper type and strength level for the sports activity that is suitable for one’s health state or physical ability when it comes to exercising is the best way to obtain safe and effective exercising results. Necessary users’ physical composition and physical ability is evaluated based on the users’ data on the physical ability, and adequate exercise prescription is developed based on this. As for the exercise prescription, exercise type, intensity, duration, frequency and progression that are adequate for the users are presented by real-time guide system, and the exercise type that the users desire is selected to exercise in the virtual reality. Users continue to participate in exercise via exercise program based on the virtual reality, with the personalized exercise prescription, and change in the body can be checked visually via avatar.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Science and Applications, ICISA 2016
EditorsKuinam J. Kim, Nikolai Joukov
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9789811005565
StatePublished - 2016
EventInternational Conference on Information Science and Applications, ICISA 2016 - Minh City, Viet Nam
Duration: 15 Feb 201618 Feb 2016

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
ISSN (Print)1876-1100
ISSN (Electronic)1876-1119


ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Science and Applications, ICISA 2016
Country/TerritoryViet Nam
CityMinh City

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016.


  • Avatar
  • Exercise prescription
  • Fitness
  • Simulation
  • Virtual reality


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