Heart-Rate Displays: Concrete or Abstract?

Timmermann, Janko; Heuten, Wilko; Boll, Susanne
HCI and sports Workshop in Conjunction with CHI 2014
Physical activity should be performed within certain intensity limits. In this paper, we present a study where we compared two di erent heart rate visualizations, one numerical and one showing heart rate zones. The study showed that numerical representations are more important to users, even if the abstract view provides more valuable information.
4 / 2014