Definitions

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  • n. A video game that also provides the player with physical exercise.

Etymologies

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Blend of exercise and game

Examples

  • The human-computer interaction research team in the computer science and engineering department has developed a motion-sensing-based tennis and bowling exergame.

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  • In the study, 19 participants with SSD ranging in age from 63 to 94 played an exergame on the Nintendo Wii video game system during 35-minute sessions, three times a week.

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  • EA Sports Active 2.0 (working title), an updated version of the exergame for the PS3, Wii, iPhone and iPod Touch platforms.

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  • To maximize the success of an exergame, attractiveness and effectiveness should bridge the gap between the psychological gameplay and physiological exercise components of exergaming.

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  • Achieving a balance between skill and challenge, as well as between fitness and intensity, determines the success of an exergame.

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  • This is a great post … I maintain you can't have an effective exergame without engagement!

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  • Based on this conclusion, exergame designers began to market products as solutions to the

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  • In a study conducted by Jeff Sinclair and his associates, the relative success and failure of exergame design within the realm of child obesity is analyzed in order to inform future design efforts.

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  • These three exergame requirements determine success in terms of effectiveness and attractiveness.

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  • The number of research studies examining elderly exergame users remains small as does the number of elderly exergamers.

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