248 pages
Published 2013
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan


Interesting and beneficial for multiple audiences: business, academic, student and general audiences


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Vint Cerf
Henry Chesbrough
Douglas Engelbart
Judy Estrin
Caterina Fake
BJ Fogg
Hector Garcia-Molina
Mark Granovetter
Reid Hoffman
John Lilly
Mårten Mickos
Ted Nelson
Tim O’Reilly
Paul Saffo
Neal Sample
AnnaLee Saxenian
Ben Shneiderman
Jimmy Wales
Bebo White
Terry Winograd


Improved methods of lifestyle modification for patients at high risk for metabolic syndrome


Object is to find new lifestyle counceling methods for those who are in high risk for metabolic syndrome. During the project a persuasive ICT application is developed to support making lifestyle and eating habit modifications. The effects of lifestyle counceling methods and ICT application are studied multi-disciplinary.

More information can be found at PrevMetSyn webpage.


Ministry of Social Affairs and Health


Academy of Finland


Responding to Public Health Challenges Research Programme (SALVE)


The Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District