Keywords: nutrition, physical activity, e-games, children, parents
Aims: To investigate the influence of on-line health communication games on knowledge about, attitudes to, and intentions to perform regular physical activity and adhere to a healthy diet among children and their parents, and to investigate whether playing the on-line games results in increased physical activity and in adoption of healthy diet among children and their parents.
Sample: 7-9 years-old children and their parents, Italian-speaking, and residents of Ticino.
Methods :Experimental design.
- Principal investigator: Prof. L. Suzanne Suggs
- Co-investigator: Dr. Andreas Schmeil
- Project manager: Dr. Olga Radchuk
- Research assistants: Aurora Occa & Natalie Rangelov