Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues

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Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues. / Gerling, Kathrin M; Ray, Mo; Vanden Abeele, Vero; Evans, Adam Brian.

I: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, Bind 13, Nr. 1, 1, 2020.

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Gerling, KM, Ray, M, Vanden Abeele, V & Evans, AB 2020, 'Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues', ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, bind 13, nr. 1, 1.

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Gerling, K. M., Ray, M., Vanden Abeele, V., & Evans, A. B. (2020). Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, 13(1), [1].

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Gerling KM, Ray M, Vanden Abeele V, Evans AB. Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. 2020;13(1). 1.

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Gerling, Kathrin M ; Ray, Mo ; Vanden Abeele, Vero ; Evans, Adam Brian. / Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues. I: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. 2020 ; Bind 13, Nr. 1.

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