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Our Fitbits, our (ageing) selves: wearables, self-tracking and ageing embodiment

Barbara L. Marshall

in Ageing in Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335917
eISBN:
9781447335955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335917.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter considers the ways that embodied aging may be produced through wearable self-tracking technologies. With physical activity now promoted as key to the prevention of many age-related ... More


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