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Games for Therapy Stephen P. Yang & John T. Foley www.exergamelab.org …  for Students with Disabilities NCTI 2009
ExergameLab.org
Set  up
Percent of youth whose habitual physical activity levels were classified as active Longmuir, P. E., & Bar-Or, O. (2000).  ...
Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
Adjustable Sensor Level (EyeToy) EyeToy Camera
Sensor & Screen Level (XaviX) Eye  level  screen
Markers & Projector
Projector Height: 5-6 feet (DDR)
Distance Between: 4-8 feet
Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
 
Peer Support
“ I really liked the size of the arrows that were going across the screen because they were big enough for me to see”
“ I like this because it is something I can do at home with my  friends”
FB – Vision & Sound “ I really like doing this because even though I can’t see, I know how well I am doing when I hear the...
Exergames <ul><li>Modifications to existing games </li></ul>
Wii Tennis
Wii Boxing
EyeToy Antigrav
ViTennis <ul><li>Hepatic & audio feedback  </li></ul><ul><li>Participants spent over 80% of the time in MVPA  </li></ul>
Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
APE – Parent Info <ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Undergrads </li...
Future - UD
Project Natal (E3) Game Changers – Xbox 360 J ake of 8bitjoystick.com
Motion Controller (E3) Game Changers – PS3
Motion Plus, Your Shape (E3) Game Changers - Wii
Augmented.. Virtual… Reality? Vision Systems
Virtual… Augmented.. Reality? Vision Systems
DDR, iDance?
Soul Caliber?
America's Army?
Wii Fit + Roomba Game Changers - Hacks Face The Music Wii Fit Board Stepmania
EyeWriter (http://fffff.at/eyewriter/)
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Stephen P. Yang and John.T. Foley were invited to present at the NCTI 2009 - Washington, D.C.
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ExerGames For Therapy... for Students with Disabilities NCTI 2009

  1. 1. Games for Therapy Stephen P. Yang & John T. Foley www.exergamelab.org … for Students with Disabilities NCTI 2009
  2. 2. ExergameLab.org
  3. 3. Set up
  4. 4. Percent of youth whose habitual physical activity levels were classified as active Longmuir, P. E., & Bar-Or, O. (2000). Factors influencing the physical activity levels of youth with physical and sensory disabilities. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 17 , 40-53.
  5. 5. Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Adjustable Sensor Level (EyeToy) EyeToy Camera
  7. 7. Sensor & Screen Level (XaviX) Eye level screen
  8. 8. Markers & Projector
  9. 9. Projector Height: 5-6 feet (DDR)
  10. 10. Distance Between: 4-8 feet
  11. 11. Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
  12. 13. Peer Support
  13. 14. “ I really liked the size of the arrows that were going across the screen because they were big enough for me to see”
  14. 15. “ I like this because it is something I can do at home with my friends”
  15. 16. FB – Vision & Sound “ I really like doing this because even though I can’t see, I know how well I am doing when I hear the blocks being smashed.”
  16. 17. Exergames <ul><li>Modifications to existing games </li></ul>
  17. 18. Wii Tennis
  18. 19. Wii Boxing
  19. 20. EyeToy Antigrav
  20. 21. ViTennis <ul><li>Hepatic & audio feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Participants spent over 80% of the time in MVPA </li></ul>
  21. 22. Themes <ul><li>Accessible Exergames </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul>
  22. 23. APE – Parent Info <ul><li>Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Undergrads </li></ul><ul><li>Disability Sport </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul>
  23. 24. Future - UD
  24. 25. Project Natal (E3) Game Changers – Xbox 360 J ake of 8bitjoystick.com
  25. 26. Motion Controller (E3) Game Changers – PS3
  26. 27. Motion Plus, Your Shape (E3) Game Changers - Wii
  27. 28. Augmented.. Virtual… Reality? Vision Systems
  28. 29. Virtual… Augmented.. Reality? Vision Systems
  29. 30. DDR, iDance?
  30. 31. Soul Caliber?
  31. 32. America's Army?
  32. 33. Wii Fit + Roomba Game Changers - Hacks Face The Music Wii Fit Board Stepmania
  33. 34. EyeWriter (http://fffff.at/eyewriter/)
  34. 35. Games for Therapy Stephen P. Yang, John T. Foley www.exergamelab.org … for Students with Disabilities NCTI 2009

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