Special Issue "Quality of Life: The Interplay between Human Behaviour, Technology and the Environment"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 August 2019).
2. Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Geodesy, Department of Spatial Economy, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, 50-375 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: age-friendly cities; urban ageing; technology and housing for older people; gerontechnology; design for dementia; participatory design; architecture for health
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Interests: technologies for care and medical services; assistive personal devices; interactive robotics; action research; design thinking; early health technology assessment; geriatric rehabilitation; longevity
Interests: family care; quality of life; value-based health care; nursing studies; relationships in health care
Interests: activity-friendly urban design; physical activity; motor competence; public health; prevention; intervenion development; co-design; nudging; healthy food choices; youth; and physical activity assessment methods
We are arranging a Special Issue entitled "Quality of Life: The Interplay between Human Behaviour, Technology and the Environment" which will be published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health by MDPI. The Special Issue is a joint project by the Research Platform Quality of Life: People and Technology of the The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. Contributions from all over the world, and on the basis of various methodologies, are welcomed.
The main focus of this Special Issue is how people’s quality of life can be enhanced by optimizing the interplay between people, the environment and technology. Contributions should focus on the person or end-user and his or her environment, both the physical, social and digital environment, and on the interaction between people, health (care) and technology. The application domains of the Special Issue are sports and physical activity, nutrition and diet, health, care and rehabilitation. Recent advances in technology offer a wide range of solutions that support the aforementioned domains for a large number of end-users, both patients/clients from –9 months until 100+ years of age, as well as practitioners/physicians.
The purpose of this Special Issue is to publish high-quality research papers as well as review articles addressing recent advances in quality of life research with a focus on end-users and technology, both in the broadest sense of the word. Original, high quality contributions that have not yet been published or that are not currently under review by other journals, or from peer-reviewed conferences are welcomed.
We encourage authors to send a short abstract (500 words max.) and a tentative title in advance. When your manuscript is ready for submission, we ask that you submit via the online portal https://0-www-mdpi-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Quality_Life.
All submitted manuscripts will be processed through a fast peer review process.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Prof. Joost van Hoof
Prof. Erwin de Vlugt
Prof. Deirdre M. Beneken genaamd Kolmer
Prof. Sanne I. de Vries
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Assistive technologies
- Physical environment/space
- Telehealth and telecare
- Community care
- Family care
- Physical activity
- Care robotics