CityMoves Launch Event

Group CHC Hub
21 Oct 22 Oct

MediaCityUK, M50 2HE

Saturday 21 Oct 17 - Sunday 22 Oct 17 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

CityMoves launches at Manchester Science Festival’s Citizen Science Showcase on the 21 & 22 October 2017 at MediaCityUK campus, University of Salford, Salford Quays, M50 2HE. 

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What is CityMoves?

CityMoves is an eight week challenge that is open to anyone living in the North of England.  Delivered as a partnership between Connected Health Cities and Nokia the project aims to increase activity levels and adopt healthier habits.  A CityMoves app will track user’s steps and allow participants to measure their heart rate.  Participants will be prompted to measure their heart rate and key times and will receive weekly emails detailing their progress and that of their region.  There are a number of prizes to be won.

Data generated by CityMoves will be anonymously analysed by researchers to understand more about the impact of lifestyle changes on heart health.  The project itself will also be used to raise awareness of Connected Health Cities and the work the programme delivers.  We are aiming for 15,000 people to participate across the North of England.

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