SUBJECT: Reinforce cycling experience for seniors using sound design QUESTION: How to use differe...

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SUBJECT: Reinforce cycling experience for seniors using sound design QUESTION: How to use different techniques of sound design to help seniors enjoy, get motivated and stay safe as they cycle? by Mind Map: SUBJECT: Reinforce cycling experience for seniors using sound design QUESTION: How to use different techniques of sound design to help seniors enjoy, get motivated and stay safe as they cycle?

1. Cycling experience in general

1.1. Might be considered boring

1.2. Sport where weather constraints have to be considered

1.3. Can be dangerous

2. The use of sound design

2.1. Sound effects

2.1.1. Can be used to give information

2.1.1.1. For example, it is adviced that seniors keep their knees straight so a sound can be created to inform them if their knees are not straight (thanks to captors?)

2.1.1.2. "Experts say that pedaling under 60 revolutions per minute is potentially dangerous. In fact, they actually recommend you try to keep above 80 revolutions per minute." A sound can be used to inform them if they go to slow or too fast

2.1.2. Clear meaning

2.1.3. Need to be repetitive

2.2. Music

2.2.1. Can be used to motivate

2.2.2. Needs to be suitable for the target

2.2.2.1. Music, if used, should be selected from a playlist adapted to the age range. For example, some youtube mix exist : Gym senior musique - YouTube

2.2.3. The use of music is better indoor

2.2.3.1. It can be used in a room so people actually hear it : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2sjpir04_Q&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2OibkHXqcjE-i2bG5--LPReVwx_KaCQKrJlqqOMy8keaGpc6OYXShv09s

2.2.3.2. Headphones are dangerous if used outdoor because it cuts users from their environment

3. Senior cycling

3.1. Health benefits of cycling for seniors

3.1.1. According to The Guardian "Cycling keeps your immune system young, study finds"

3.1.2. According to https://www.bikemunk.com/cycling-ageing/, "In many seniors, however, walking or jogging can stress the joints. Cycling provides a lower impact form of aerobic activity."

3.2. Motivation of doing sports for seniors

3.2.1. Seniors might be less motivated to do sports as it gets harder and gives less visible results

3.2.2. Less people from their surroundings might go cycling

3.3. Safety problems of cycling for seniors

3.3.1. It is more dangerous for their knees than for younger people

3.3.2. Falling might cause serious wound

4. Constraints of the use of sound design in senior cycling

4.1. The sounds have to be heard by seniors

4.1.1. Loud enough

4.1.2. Not too aggressive

4.2. Needs to be social as it is proven that sport is more beneficial for seniors if it inlvoves communication and sharing

4.3. It needs to be safe for them

4.3.1. Cycling in water should be consired as it reduces the dangers : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3hDTxa48xQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0d57hDY3nsXXWr0DX1H2vQaA41-Yl2zP8-T8IB8GkynO_8ORX8wh2CLxk

4.3.2. Cycling on machines indoor might be a safer option as well