Games for Health

Proceedings of the 3rd european conference on gaming and playful interaction in health care

Editors: Schouten, B., Fedtke, S., Bekker, T., Schijven, 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 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

Ben Schouten 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. Tilde Bekker is an associate professor in design research on playful interactions in the department Industrial Design at Eindhoven University of Technology. Her main research interests are designing for playful interaction, and designing products for children and older adults.

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 (23 chapters)

  • A Serious Game to Inform about HIV Prevention: HInVaders, a Case Study

    Artioli, Stefania (et al.)

    Pages 3-13

  • From KinectTM to anatomically-correct motion modelling: Preliminary results for human application.

    Bonnechère, B. (et al.)

    Pages 15-26

  • Fear and Happiness in “Re-Mission”: Teasing Out Emotional Gaming Events Responsible for Cancer Risk Perception

    Khalil, Georges E.

    Pages 27-44

  • Bias Blaster – Aiding Cognitive Bias Modification- Interpretation through a bubble shooter induced gameflow

    Wartena, Bard O. (et al.)

    Pages 47-60

  • Attributing Design Decisions in the Evaluation of Game- Based Health Interventions

    Braad, E.P. (et al.)

    Pages 61-74

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $49.99
price for USA
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.
Softcover $49.99
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  • Due: December 15, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-658-14087-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Games for Health
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the 3rd european conference on gaming and playful interaction in health care
Editors
  • Ben Schouten
  • Stephen Fedtke
  • Tilde Bekker
  • Marlies Schijven
  • Alex Gekker
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Vieweg
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-02897-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-02897-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-658-02896-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-14087-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 308
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations, 70 illustrations in colour
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