Avaliação da Experiência do Usuário e da Usabilidade de Aplicativos para Prática de Exercícios Físicos: Um Mapeamento Sistemático da Literatura

  • Josué V. Ferreira UFPA
  • Viviane A. Santos UFPA
  • Carlos S. Portela UFPA


Durante a pandemia da COVID-19, houve um grande aumento do uso de aplicativos para a realização de exercícios físicos. Neste contexto, este trabalho apresenta os resultados de um Mapeamento Sistemático da Literatura (MSL) de trabalhos que relatam a avaliação de Usabilidade e da Experiência do Usuário de aplicativos destinados à exercícios físicos, a fim de reconhecer quais métodos são mais adequados para que o usuário identifique e selecione uma ferramenta que o auxilie a atingir seus objetivos: perda de peso, ganho de massa magra, etc. Os resultados apontam que 42% dos estudos adotam o questionário SUS, 14% usam o método think aloud, apenas 7% a técnica cognitive walkthrough e 37% outros métodos.


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FERREIRA, Josué V.; SANTOS, Viviane A.; PORTELA, Carlos S.. Avaliação da Experiência do Usuário e da Usabilidade de Aplicativos para Prática de Exercícios Físicos: Um Mapeamento Sistemático da Literatura. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE COMPUTAÇÃO APLICADA À SAÚDE (SBCAS), 21. , 2021, Evento Online. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 . p. 13-24. ISSN 2763-8952. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/sbcas.2021.16049.