Games for Health

By Stephen P. Yang, Ph.D. | Using games and technology to improve health #GFH #seriousgames #exergame #exergaming

Exergaming Through the Eyes of Patients with Heart Failure: A Qualitative Content Analysis Study.

Summary of "Exergaming Through the Eyes of Patients with Heart Failure: A Qualitative Content Analysis Study."<p>Exergaming appears to be a promising …

Rhythm Sheep - learn music

Listen the rhythm and tap it as accurately as you can. Various difficulty levels guarantee fun rhythmic challenges for everyone from beginners to …

3 Ways To Burn More Fat… With Cardio – Body by Vi UK

Whether you absolutely love doing cardio classes, or you are the type of person who shys away from any exercise that makes you break out in a sweat, …

Exercise

'Pokémon?' Cubs' Addison Russell has an unusual autograph collection - Chicago Cubs Blog

PITTSBURGH -- Corey Seager thought it was a joke. Across the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse, Kenley Jansen viewed it as something “unique.”<p>When …

Pokémon

Virtual Reality Is Used in Clinical Practice

VR has not just moved the imagination of science-fiction fans, but also clinical researchers and real life medical practitioners. As a doctor, you …

Virtual Reality

Does cycling with Oculus Rift & Kettler Get Your Sweat On? Exergaming at home in VR

at<p>4/24/2017<p>Kettler App<p>Via Apsia & KinoMap<p>Click here to read more of ExerGame Lab's archived posts involving virtual reality.<p>Posted by<p>Stephen P. Yang

Virtual Reality

LEGOLAND: A GPS Adventure Game Exergaming

at<p>4/21/2017<p>40 games<br>1000s of landmarks<br>One Great Big World.<p>So goes the tagline for Legoland the GPS Adventure game. If you're headed to LegoLand i in …

Adventure Games

KQED

I’m driving through a frozen world, where the roads are paved in ice. As I swerve left to avoid a mini iceberg, a red fish flashes at the top of my …

Game Development

Tamagotchi Is Back For Its 20th Anniversary

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Markets
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality

[ARTICLE] New Approaches to Exciting Exergame-Experiences for People with Motor Function Impairments – Full Text

1. Introduction<p>For a number of years, the possibility of applying serious games for rehabilitation purposes has been thoroughly investigated …

The Brain

[ARTICLE] Competitive and cooperative arm rehabilitation games played by a patient and unimpaired person: effects on motivation and exercise intensity – Full Text

Background<p>People with chronic arm impairment should exercise intensely to regain their abilities, but frequently lack motivation, leading to poor …

[WEB SITE] The Rehabilitation Gaming System

<b>RGS is a highly innovative Virtual Reality (VR) tool for the rehabilitation of deficits that occur after brain lesions and has been successfully used</b> …

Neuroscience

Inside the Heart of Competitive Pokemon Darkness | VICE Sports

Joshua Smith is a handsome, bearded 30-year-old in a Mewtwo baseball cap. He's come from Central Washington to Portland, Oregon, to compete in a Regional Pokemon Video Game Championships Masters Tournament at the Portland Convention Center. Joshua played Pokemon when he was younger, from the Red …

Pokémon

LEGOLAND: A GPS Adventure Game

If you live in America, then you’ve probably heard of Legoland and their new GPS adventure game built for kids, and back seat drivers. The real-time …

Gaming

Towards exergaming commons: composing the exergame ontology for publishing open game data

It has been shown that exergames have multiple benefits for physical, mental and cognitive health. Only recently, however, researchers have started …

Analytics

Forget Brain Games — They Won't Make You Smarter

If you think that you can improve your brain by playing brain-training games, save your time and money, say researchers from Florida State …

The Brain

Game on in University of Otago exercise research

School of Physiotherapy lecturer Dr Cathy Chapple (left) shows Jane Terry how to use a Wii Fit console. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Computer games are …

Research

Pokémon Go’s executives tease a huge event for this summer

In an interview, Yoshiji Kawashima, Niantic’s Asian General Manager, hinted that Legendary events might finally make their way to Pokémon Go this July along with other important new features.<p>Though the main craze has died down since last summer, Pokémon Go remains one of the most popular mobile …

Pokémon

Want to learn how to perform surgery? You need one HoloLens, stat!

I wasn’t sure what to do next. A patient’s knee was laid out on the table in front of me, and the needle in my hand was filled with anesthetic. I …

Virtual Reality

Video game synced with anesthesia administration eases surgery stress for kids

Going through surgery and anesthesia can be a stressful experience for anyone, especially kids. Thanks to a team at Lucile Packard Children’s …

Medicine

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A DIY Peloton at-home stationary cycling solution for introverts

I decided I needed to start exercising again, and spinning--cycling on a stationary bike--is the best choice for me. Peloton looked awesome, but too …

Bicycling

UCSF study shows Akili's Project EVO game improves cognitive control in children with sensory processing disorder

There’s plenty of debate about the impact of consumer-level computer or video games on children’s brains. But a new study from the University of …

The Brain

iWall Challenges Players with Interactive Motion Games

iWall is a new multiplayer motion gaming solution that challenges 1-2 players to control gameplay with their body movements and gestures.<p>iWall, a …

Game Development

Mobile Phone App Exergame May Motivate Exercise in Diabetes Patients

A new study will look at whether exercise game apps developed for mobile phones may be useful tools to promote physical activity among type 2 …

Who Is Still Playing Pokémon Go? A Web-Based Survey

Daily physical activity is one of the leading strategies for fighting global mortality [1]. Although organizations such as the World Health …

Pokémon

When is 'Pokémon Go' Android Wear coming out? Android 2.0 release date could be key

Although Apple Watch users have had their own version of the <i>Pokémon Go</i> app for some time, Android Wear users have been left out in the cold. For a …