10 July 2013

Games 4 Health

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.

People involved:

  • Principal investigator: Prof. L. Suzanne Suggs
  • Co-investigator: Dr. Andreas Schmeil
  • Project manager: Dr. Olga Radchuk
  • Research assistants: Aurora Occa & Natalie Rangelov

 

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