Paper on ‘Ethics of E-Coaching’ accepted for SIPC’14

The paper “Ethics of E-Coaching: Implications of Employing Pervasive Computing to Promote Healthy and Sustainable Lifestyles” by Joel Anderson and Bart Kamphorst (equal contribution) has been accepted for publication in the proceedings of the third IEEE International Workshop on the Social Implications of Pervasive Computing for Sustainable Living (SIPC 2014), in conjunction with the Twelfth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2014).

In the paper it is explained that e-coaching technologies have the potential to support individuals in attaining and maintaining healthy and sustainable lifestyles by supporting and strengthening people’s self-regulatory capacities. In addition, the paper presents and discusses six social and ethical concerns that e-coaching technology can raise as a first step towards an open debate about these concerns.

The pdf is available through IEEE Xplore Digital Library.