Spaceship Launch: Designing a Collaborative Exergame for Families

  title={Spaceship Launch: Designing a Collaborative Exergame for Families},
  author={Herman Saksono and Ashwini Ranade and Geeta Kamarthi and Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa and Jessica A. Hoffman and Cathy Wirth and Andrea G. Parker},
Parents play a critical role in facilitating children's physical activity, as they are an important source of modeling and support. While Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researchers have explored exergame design for children or adults separately, an important open area of work is identifying design guidelines for family exergames. One question that researchers have increasingly posed is, how can exergames be designed to avoid potential negative consequences of competition? To address these… CONTINUE READING
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