Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

Parenting

Game on. . . girls: Associations between co-playing video games and adolescent behavioral and family outcomes

APA Reference: 

Coyne, S. M., Padilla-Walker, L. M., Stockdale, L., & Day, R. D. (2011). Game on. . . girls: Associations between co-playing video games and adolescent behavioral and family outcomes. Journal of Adolescent Health, 49(2), 160-165.

Author(s): 
Coyne, S. M.
Padilla-Walker, L. M.
Stockdale, L.
Day, R. D.
Journal: 
Journal of Adolescent Health
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Behavior and Personality
Social Issues and Skills

Social Tags:
Adolescence
CDATA
Technology
Youth health

Target Population:
Adults
Pre-Teens
Teens

Position:
Author

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Tags for: Game on. . . girls: Associations between co-playing video games and adolescent behavioral and family outcomes

Multi-Genre, Behavior and Personality, Social Issues and Skills, Adolescence, CDATA, Technology, Youth health, Adults, Pre-Teens, Teens, Author, Journal Article, Multi-Platform, Technology, United States

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Behavior Breakthroughs

"Behavior Breakthroughs™ is an interactive training simulation created for parents and caregivers of children and adults who display challenging behavior."

Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Health topic:
Behavior and Personality

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
Academia
CDATA
Science
Simulation
Southwest Research Institute
Technology

Target Population:
Adults

Game platform:
Computer
Handheld Device

URL:
http://www.behaviorbreakthroughs.com

Technology:
simulation


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Predicting Children's Media Use in the USA: Differences in Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis

APA Reference: 

Lee, S., Bartolic, S., & Vandewater, E. (2009). Predicting Children's Media use in the USA: Differences in Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis. The British Psychological Society, 27(1), United States.

Author(s): 
Lee, S.
Bartolic, S.
Vandewater, E.
Year: 
2009
Journal: 
The British Psychological Society
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Social Tags:
Behavioural sciences
CDATA
Cross-sectional analysis
Cross-sectional data
Psychology
Science
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens
Teens
Young Children

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Location:
United States

Country:
United States


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Discovery Health: Parenting Games, Brain Game, National Body Challenge Buddy System Game

Discovery Health is a collection of free, online interactive games designed to educate players about the human body, cognitive health, and parenting skills. Players can choose from several games, puzzles, and activities for players of all ages.

Game genre:
Educational
Puzzle

Health topic:
Anatomy
Cognition
Public Health

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
CDATA
Discovery Communications
Technology
Video game
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://health.discovery.com/games/games-tab-03.html

Game platform:
Internet

Tags for: Discovery Health: Parenting Games, Brain Game, National Body Challenge Buddy System Game

Educational, Puzzle, Anatomy, Cognition, Public Health, Free, Online, CDATA, Discovery Communications, Technology, Video game, XML, General Audience, http://health.discovery.com/games/games-tab-03.html, Internet

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Video game addiction in children and teenagers in Taiwan

APA Reference: 

Chiu, S. I., Lee, J. Z., & Huang, D. H. (2004). Video game addiction in children and teenagers in Taiwan. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 7(5), 571-581.

Author(s): 
Chiu, S. I.
Lee, J. Z.
Huang, D. H.
Year: 
2004
Journal: 
Cyberpsychology and Behavior
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Behavior and Personality
Social Issues and Skills

Social Tags:
Addiction
CDATA
Cyberpsychology
Video game addiction
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens
Teens

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Location:
Taiwan

Country:
Taiwan


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Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of age

APA Reference: 

Christaskis, D., Ebel, B., Rivara, F., & Zimmerman, F. (2004). Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of age. Journal of Pediatrics, 145(5), 652-656.

Author(s): 
Christaskis, D.
Ebel, B.
Rivara, F.
Zimmerman, F.
Year: 
2004
Journal: 
Journal of Pediatrics
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Behavior and Personality

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Medical journals
Pediatrics
Rivara
Science
The Journal of Pediatrics
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens
Young Children

Game platform:
Computer

Publication type:
Journal Article

Location:
United States


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The relationship between TV/computer time and adolescents' health-promoting behavior: A secondary data analysis

APA Reference: 

Chen, M. Y., Liou, Y. M., & Wu, J. Y. (2008). The relationship between TV/ computer time and adolescents' health-promoting behavior: A secondary data analysis. Journal of Nursing Research, 16(1), 75-85.

Author(s): 
Chen, M. Y.
Liou, Y. M.
Wu, J. Y.
Year: 
2008
Journal: 
Journal of Nursing Research
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness
Social Issues and Skills

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
XML

Game platform:
Computer
Video Game

Publication type:
Journal Article

Location:
Taiwan

Target Population:
Teens

Tags for: The relationship between TV/computer time and adolescents' health-promoting behavior: A secondary data analysis

Multi-Genre, Exercise and Fitness, Social Issues and Skills, Author, CDATA, XML, Computer, Video Game, Journal Article, Taiwan, Teens

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The play's the thing: A clinical-developmental perspective on video games

APA Reference: 

Gelfond, H. S., & Salonius-Pasternak, D. E. (2005). The play's the thing: A clinical-developmental perspective on video games. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 14(3), 491-508.

Author(s): 
Gelfond, H. S.
Salonius-Pasternak, D. E.
Year: 
2005
Journal: 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Cognition

Social Tags:
CDATA
Medicine
Psychiatry
Technology
XML

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Continent:
North America

Target Population:
Pre-Teens
Teens

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Tags for: The play's the thing: A clinical-developmental perspective on video games

Multi-Genre, Cognition, CDATA, Medicine, Psychiatry, Technology, XML, Journal Article, Multi-Platform, North America, Pre-Teens, Teens, Technology, United States

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Selecting appropriate toys for young children: The pediatricians' role

APA Reference: 

Glassy, D., & Romano, J. (2003). Selecting appropriate toys for young children: The pediatricians' role. Pediatrics, 111(4), 911-913.

Author(s): 
Glassy, D.
Romano, J.
Year: 
2003
Journal: 
Pediatrics
Health topic:
Safety

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Pediatrics
XML

Target Population:
Health Care Professionals
Young Children

Publication type:
Journal Article

Location:
United States

Tags for: Selecting appropriate toys for young children: The pediatricians' role

Safety, Author, CDATA, Document, Pediatrics, XML, Health Care Professionals, Young Children, Journal Article, United States

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What next? Toddler netizens, PlayStation thumb, techno-literacies

APA Reference: 

Luke, C. (1999). What next? toddler netizens, playstation thumb, techno-literacies. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 1(1), 95-100.

Author(s): 
Luke, C.
Year: 
1999
Journal: 
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Cognition

Location:
Australia

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
PlayStation
Sony Computer Entertainment
Techno
Time
Toddler
XML

Target Population:
Children
Young Children

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Tags for: What next? Toddler netizens, PlayStation thumb, techno-literacies

Multi-Genre, Cognition, Australia, Author, CDATA, PlayStation, Sony Computer Entertainment, Techno, Time, Toddler, XML, Children, Young Children, Journal Article, Multi-Platform

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