A4 Article in conference proceedings
Sustainable Physical Activity Programs for Young Elderly : A Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach (2020)


Carlsson, Christer; Walden, Pirkko; Kari, Tuomas; Makkonen, Markus; Frank, Lauri (2020). Sustainable Physical Activity Programs for Young Elderly : A Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach. In Pucihar, Andreja; Kljajic Borstnar, Mirjana; Bons, Roger; Cripps, Helen; Sheombar, Anand; Vidmar, Doroteja (Eds.) 33rd Bled eConference : Enabling technology for a sustainable society. Maribor: University of Maribor, 421-438. DOI: 10.18690/978-961-286-362-3.29 https://press.um.si/index.php/ump/catalog/view/483/586/918-3


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Publication details

All authors or editors: Carlsson, Christer; Walden, Pirkko; Kari, Tuomas; Makkonen, Markus; Frank, Lauri

Parent publication: 33rd Bled eConference : Enabling technology for a sustainable society

Parent publication editors: Pucihar, Andreja; Kljajic Borstnar, Mirjana; Bons, Roger; Cripps, Helen; Sheombar, Anand; Vidmar, Doroteja

Conference:

Bled eConference

Place and date of conference: Bled, Slovenia, 28.-29.6.2020

eISBN: 978-961-286-362-3

Publication year: 2020

Pages range: 421-438

Number of pages in the book: 734

Publisher: University of Maribor

Place of Publication: Maribor

Publication country: Slovenia

Publication language: English

DOI: http://doi.org/10.18690/978-961-286-362-3.29

Persistent website address: https://press.um.si/index.php/ump/catalog/view/483/586/918-3

Open Access: Publication published in an open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/71090


Abstract

Physical activity (PA) programs are useful to help young elderly stay in good shape for their senior years. These programs should be sustainable, as this would keep the users active for months and years. A PA program should build on activities that users find meaningful and/or best suited for their history of sports and exercise as well as their present physical capacity. The challenge is to make the best selection from a (long) list of possible activities. We worked out a method to help young elderly to build a sustainable PA program from a set of activities that experts have identified as contributing to health and fitness among young elderly. The method builds on the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), an intuitive and much used approach.


Keywords: welfare technology; physical activeness; senior citizens; physical training; measuring instruments (devices)

Free keywords: analytic hierarchy process; fuzzy numbers; fuzzy AHP; sustainable physical activity programs; young elderly


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