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.

Virginia

Digital Media Conference East

Game genre:
Entertainment

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
Advertising
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Confederate States of America
Digital media
Document
Geography of the United States
Mass media
Mobile, Alabama
Technology
Virginia
XML

Region:
East Coast

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.digitalmediaconference.com/east

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Country:
United States


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MODSIM World Conference & Expo

Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Conference type:
Conference
Expo

Social Tags:
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Simulation
Technology
Virginia
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.modsimworldconference.com

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Technology:
simulation

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Province Or State:
Virginia


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U.S. Navy's Center for Personal and Professional Development

"The Center for Personal and Professional Development was established in 2002 to support the CNO directed Revolution in Training and focus on the continuous personal development of Sailors throughout their careers."

Target Population:
Adults
Young Adults

Social Tags:
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Confederate States of America
Geography of the United States
Hampton Roads
Navy
Technology
United States
United States Navy
Virginia
XML

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Workshops and Programs

Organization type:
Government Agency

Organization expertise:
Military

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Helping video games rewire "our minds"

Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Brain
Cognition
Disorders and Disabilities

Social Tags:
CDATA
Confederate States of America
Document
Geography of the United States
Hampton Roads
Hampton, Virginia
Langley Research Center
Technology
United States
Virginia
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens
Teens

Game platform:
Game Console

City:
Hampton

Publication type:
Report

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Province Or State:
Virginia


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The Century Council

"The Century Council is a leader in the fight against drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision making regarding beverage alcohol. Founded in 1991 and funded by distillers, we are a national, independent, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, chaired by the Honorable Susan Molinari. An independent National Advisory Board comprised of distinguished leaders in education, medicine, government, business, and other relevant disciplines assists us in the development of programs and policies."

Game genre:
Educational

Social Tags:
Alcohol
Alcoholic beverage
Arlington
CDATA
Drunk driving
Legal drinking age
Susan Molinari
Technology
The Century Council
United States
Virginia

City:
Arlington

Services:
Educational Resources
Prevention Strategies
Workshops and Programs

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization type:
Non-Profit

Organization expertise:
Public Health
Safety
Social Issues and Skills

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Province Or State:
Virginia


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Electric~Spin Corporation

"ELECTRIC~SPIN is the developer and manufacturer of the award-winning Golf Launchpad, the world leader in home golf simulation.

Game genre:
Simulation
Sports

Location:
Canada

Social Tags:
CDATA
Geography of the United States
Launchpad
Technology
Virginia
Woodbridge, Ontario
Woodbridge, Virginia
XML

Game platform:
Computer
Game Console
Video Game

Services:
Game Design and Development
Software and Hardware Applications

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment
Sports and Athletics

Province Or State:
Ontario

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Organization type:
Video Game Company

City:
Woodbridge


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Virginia Commonwealth University

"Situated in the heart of Richmond, the capital of Virginia since 1779, Virginia Commonwealth University serves an integral role in the economic health of the city — educating the current and future workforce, reaching out to the community, advancing research and enhancing patient care."

Game genre:
Educational

Social Tags:
Academia
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
CDATA
Higher education
Labor
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Public universities
Social Issues
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Technology
United States
Virginia
XML

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Research
Scholarships

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Health and Medical
Higher Education
Sciences

Calais Document Category:
Labor
Social Issues
Technology

Location:
United States

Province Or State:
Virginia

Organization:
Virginia Commonwealth University


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National Recreation and Park Association

A developer of the game The Kore: Fitness Challenge, Move Mixer, "NRPA is the leading advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks and recreation opportunities."

Social Tags:
Ashburn
CDATA
Geography of the United States
National Recreation and Park Association
Political geography
Recreation
Technology
United States
Virginia
XML

Services:
Educational Resources
Environment Protection
Research
Workshops and Programs

Organization expertise:
Environmental Issues

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.nrpa.org

Organization type:
Non-Profit

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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