References

 

Academic Sources

 

Cohen, et al., “MediConnect,” 2002.

http://www.cs.umd.edu/class/spring2002/cmsc434-0101/report/mediconnect/report.html

 

Shneiderman, Ben, Designing the User interface, 1998.

 

Wiklund, Michael E., “Making Medical Device Interfaces More User-Friendly”

http://www.devicelink.com/mddi/archive/98/05/032.html

 

 

Government Reports

 

Food and Drug Administration, “Overweight, Obesity Threaten U.S. Health Gains,” 2002.

www.fda.gov/fdac/features/2002/202_fat.html

 

Surgeon General, “Overweight in Children and Adolescents,” 2001.

www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/obesity/calltoaction/fact_adolescents.htm

 

 

Commercial Products

 

Body-Tracker

http://www.linear-software.com

 

Oregon Scientific

http://www.oregonscientific.com

 

Scale-Tronix

http://www.scale-tronix.com

 

Tanita

http://www.tanita.com

 

 

Commercial Product Reviews

 

Greenberg, Corey, “NBC Today: Weigh Cool,” 2003.

www.beststuff.com/article.php3?story_id=4629&submit=print

 

Health and Fitness Section: Body Fat Scales.  Consumer Reports.  January 2004, Vol. 69, No 1, p24.

 

 

Other Sources

 

Shneiderman, Ben, “FW: Special Issue on Human-Centered Computing in Health Information Systems” E-mail to CMSC434 class, 31 Mar 2004.