Abstract

By 2050, it is estimated that 80% of older people will be living in low- and middle-income countries. The older people are seen to limit their physical activity after the age of 65 years. The aim of this study was to explore the influence of sex and age towards active ageing to answer and agree a usability and acceptance of Virtual Reality (VR). This pilot study involved 30 older people who voluntarily participated in March to May 2018. They were asked to use VR for 15 minutes twice a week for 6 weeks. We used ordinal logistic regression to see whether sex and age influenced the answer in the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) questionnaire. SPSS vers.21 was used to perform statistical analyses of the data. We found that most of them have agreed to the acceptance of VR use for each variables of according to the sex and age.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICBRA 2019 - Proceedings of 2019 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics Research and Applications
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages145-151
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781450372183
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 19 2019
Event6th International Conference on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, ICBRA 2019 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Duration: Dec 19 2019Dec 21 2019

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, ICBRA 2019
CountryKorea, Republic of
CitySeoul
Period12/19/1912/21/19

Keywords

  • Elderly
  • Ordinal logistic regression
  • Virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Software

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