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Conceptual design of OFE for the elderly using user-centered method incorporating Tai Chi

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Author(s)
고희은 박재연
Issued Date
2020-01
Keyword
Elderly UCD Kano model OFE Incorporate Tai chi
Abstract
Many studies have proved that Outdoor Fitness Equipment (OFE), as a kind of health and fitness product, plays an important role in fitness life and helps to improve the quality of life in an aging society. The special fitness equipment for the elderly has great development value. User-centered design (UCD)focuses on user demands, and the design advantages in product development are obvious. Based on the analysis of the concept of special products for the elderly, this paper used the UCD method to investigate and analyze the fitness demand information of the elderly, combined the physical characteristics of the elderly and the willingness to choose the fitness method, and integrated the Taichi exercise into the fitness function of the fitness equipment. Then, we got eight pieces of fitness equipment concept and use of Likert to evaluate the concept, the results showed that the OFE concept for the elderly using the UCD method has been evaluated by users with higher satisfaction.
Alternative Title
사용자 중심의 태극융합 노인 실외 운동기구의 다자간 제안
Alternative Author(s)
Gao Xiyin Park, Jae-Yeon
Department
Division of Culture & Content Studies
Publisher
한국전시산업융합연구원
Citation
고희은. (2020-01). Conceptual design of OFE for the elderly using user-centered method incorporating Tai Chi. 한국과학예술융합학회, 38(1), 1-11. doi: 10.17548/ksaf.2020.01.30.1
Type
Journal paper
ISSN
2005-1409
DOI
10.17548/ksaf.2020.01.30.1
URI
https://oak.chosun.ac.kr/handle/2020.oak/18704
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Division of Culture & Content Studies > Park, Jae-Yeon
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