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Games for Health 2014

Proceedings of the 4th conference on gaming and playful interaction in healthcare

Editors: Schouten, B., Fedtke, S., Schijven, M., Vosmeer, M., Gekker, A. (Eds.)

  • State of the Art in Game Research & Design and Playful Interaction in the domain of Health and Health Care, from the gaming community as well as from the health practitioners.
  • Full scope including, design, development, business
  • Includes set of prototypes to be downloaded
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. Ben Schouten BA is full professor in Playful Interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology, as well as associate professor Play & Game Design at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He is a Member of the Dutch Games Association and advisor for the European Commission.

Dr. Marlies P. Schijven is a surgeon at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, and a renowned researcher in the field of Virtual Reality applications for healthcare, Simulation and Serious Gaming.

Dr. Mirjam Vosmeer is a member of the Games & Play department, at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. She has a PhD in communication science and an academic background in game studies, psychology, popular culture and media entertainment. Her further professional background includes television production, scriptwriting, journalism and publishing.

Dr. Stephen Fedtke is an IT specialist and highly recognized book author and editor. His focus is on the interdisciplinary application of information and media technologies, such as IT security, health and entertainment.

Alex Gekker is a doctoral candidate at Utrecht University and member of the Games for Health Europe's founding team. His research focuses on playful everyday interactions in the digital maps domain.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • “On call: antibiotics”- development and evaluation of a serious antimicrobial prescribing game for hospital care

    Castro-Sánchez, Enrique (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

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  • Virtual Reality and Mobius Floe: Cognitive Distraction as Non-Pharmacological Analgesic for Pain Management

    Choo, Amber (et al.)

    Pages 8-12

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  • Gaming as a training tool to train cognitive skills in Emergency Care: how effective is it?

    Dankbaar, Mary (et al.)

    Pages 13-14

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  • Games [4Therapy] Project: Let’s talk!

    Deen, Menno (et al.)

    Pages 15-26

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  • Tunnel Tail: A New Approach to Prevention

    Falco, Mathea (et al.)

    Pages 27-36

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eBook 29,74 €
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Hardcover 38,86 €
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Softcover 38,86 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Games for Health 2014
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the 4th conference on gaming and playful interaction in healthcare
Editors
  • Ben Schouten
  • Stephen Fedtke
  • Marlies Schijven
  • Mirjam Vosmeer
  • Alex Gekker
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Vieweg
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-07141-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-07141-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-658-07140-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-14089-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 153
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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