Motivational Determinants of Exergame Participation for Older People in Assisted Living Facilities: Mixed-Methods Study

@inproceedings{Meekes2017MotivationalDO,
  title={Motivational Determinants of Exergame Participation for Older People in Assisted Living Facilities: Mixed-Methods Study},
  author={Wytske Meekes and Emma Kate Stanmore},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Exergames (exercise-based videogames) for delivering strength and balance exercise for older people are growing in popularity with the emergence of new Kinect-based technologies; however, little is known about the factors affecting their uptake and usage by older people. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the factors that may influence the motivation of older people to use exergames to improve their physical function and reduce fall risk. METHODS Mixed methods were… CONTINUE READING