Pokémon GO Within the Context of Family Health: Retrospective Study

  title={Pok{\'e}mon GO Within the Context of Family Health: Retrospective Study},
  author={L. Militello and N. Hanna and C. Nigg},
  journal={JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting},
  • L. Militello, N. Hanna, C. Nigg
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting
  • Background Pokémon GO illuminated the potential for mobile phone gaming apps to engage users and promote health. However, much work is needed to fully understand the mechanisms through which digitally supported behavior change interventions operate, particularly for children and families. Objective The aims of this study were (1) to explore the Pokémon GO user experience from a family perspective and (2) to investigate Pokémon GO within the context of family health. Methods Between January and… CONTINUE READING
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