Improving Psychosocial Well-Being of Older Adults Through Exergaming: The Moderation Effects of Intergenerational Communication and Age Cohorts.

@article{Xu2016ImprovingPW,
  title={Improving Psychosocial Well-Being of Older Adults Through Exergaming: The Moderation Effects of Intergenerational Communication and Age Cohorts.},
  author={Xuexin Xu and Jinhui Li and Tan Phat Pham and Charles T Salmon and Y. L. Theng},
  journal={Games for health journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={389-397}
}
OBJECTIVE Exergaming is one way to foster social interaction among older adults and to improve their psychosocial well-being, which is a crucial component of healthy aging. This study examined how exergaming affects older adults' social anxiousness, sociability, and loneliness, and it further analyzed differences in the exergaming effects across different types of game play and between different aging cohorts. METHOD A 2 (pre-test vs. post-test) × 2 (young-old vs. old-old) × 3 (play alone vs… CONTINUE READING

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