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Design and implementation of a web-based tailored gymnasium to enhance self-management of fibromyalgia

Camerini, Luca ; Giacobazzi, Michele ; Boneschi, Marco ; Schulz, Peter J. ; Rubinelli, Sara

In: User modelling and user-adapted interaction, 2011, vol. 21, p. 485-511

The aim of this article is to describe the design and development of an online gymnasium that proposes personalized exercise videos to users affected by fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain in muscles, ligaments and tendons, usually associated with sleep disorders and fatigue. Physical exercise is considered as an important component of...