Games for Health 2014: Proceedings of the 4th conference on gaming and playful interaction in healthcare 2014th Edition

Ebook Details


Ben Schouten, Stephen Fedtke, Marlies Schijven

Year 2014
Pages 153
Publisher Springer Vieweg
Language en
ISBN 9783658071400
File Size 2.29 MB
File Format PDF
Download Counter 85
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Ebook Description

Founded in 2004, the Games for Health Project supports community, knowledge and business development efforts to use cutting-edge games and game technologies to improve health and health care. The Games for Health Conference brings together researchers, medical professionals and game developers to share information about the impact of games, playful interaction and game technologies on health, health care and policy. Over two days, more than 400 attendees participate in over 60 sessions provided by an international array of 80+ speakers, cutting across a wide range of activities in health and health care. Topics include exergaming, physical therapy, disease management, health behavior change, biofeedback, rehab, epidemiology, training, cognitive health, nutrition and health education.