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.

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GamesBeat

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Description: 

GamesBeat invites some of the most well-known names in the gaming industry to discuss the ways in which gaming will shape the way we experience the world.

Organization: 
City: 
San Francisco
State: 
California
Date: 
July 10-11, 2012
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
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Technology
XML

Events Facts:
Contact Details

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Handheld Device

URL:
http://events.venturebeat.com/gamesbeat2011

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Company:
VentureBeat


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Games Convention Online

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Description: 

“The Games Convention Online combines business and community for browser, client and mobile games… The Games Convention Online will be the event of the year for the online gaming community. We invite all clan, guild, team, corporation, fan and website forum members to join us for three days of meetings, interchange and partying.” In 2010 it was announced that this conference will no longer be held.

Organization: 
City: 
Leipzig
Date: 
July 8-11, 2010
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference
Festival

Social Tags:
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Games Convention
Leipzig Trade Fair
Online game
Technology

Target Population:
General Audience

Location:
Germany

Game platform:
Handheld Device
Internet

URL:
http://www.gamesconvention.com

City:
Leipzig

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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International Conference on Digital Society (ICDS)

Description: 

The International Conference on Digital Society focuses on a variety of topics related to technologies in a digital society. “Tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contribution” and include web services, e-Government services, eCommerce, consumer-oriented devices, digital analysis, social media, and telecommunications.

City: 
Valencia
Date: 
January 30 - February 4, 2012
Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Technology
XML

Industry Term:
e - commerce
telecommunications

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Handheld Device
Internet

URL:
http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/ICDS12.html

Location:
Spain

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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Mobile Games Insider

Description: 

"Digital Media Wire is hosting Mobile Games Insider, an exclusive event for the industry’s key movers and influencers. 100 top executives from the mobile games and entertainment businesses and members of the media and analyst community will be invited to attend an afternoon conference at a private beach club in Santa Monica, CA."

Organization: 
City: 
Santa Monica
State: 
California
Date: 
July 10, 2007
Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

Conference type:
Conference

Position:
analyst

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Geography of North America
Geography of the United States
Mobile, Alabama
Santa Monica, California
Technology
XML

Game platform:
Handheld Device

URL:
http://www.mobilegamesinsider.com

City:
Santa Monica

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Symptom Scenes

"Symptom Scenes is an arcade game featuring a cast of cute characters suffering from Meningitis or Septicaemia. It's a race against time to recognize the symptoms and save as many as you can!

Game genre:
Action/Adventure
Educational
Entertainment
Puzzle

Health topic:
Brain
Emergency Response
Infectious Disease
Public Health

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Download
Free
Online

Target Population:
Adults
Children
General Audience
Health Care Professionals
Young Children

tagthenet categories:
age
App
arcade
education
Emergency
game
Hospital
Learning
Life
Meningitis
nbsp
race
Response
Scenes
Septicaemia
Symptom
Symptoms
time

Social Tags:
CDATA
Medical emergencies
Meningitis
Symptom
Technology
XML

Game platform:
Handheld Device
Multi-Platform


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Pain Tricks

"A colourful collection of tricks to make medical procedures less scary and sore. For kids and grown ups too!

 

Game genre:
Educational

Health topic:
Cancer
Cognition
Injuries and Rehabilitation
Pain
Public Health
Stress and Coping

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Download
Free
Online

tagthenet categories:
App
Children
collection
course
disease
Distraction
Doctor
game
health
Help
Info
injection
nbsp
Pain
Parents
procedure
time
Touch
Tricks

Social Tags:
CDATA
Medicine
Pain
Pain management
Technology

Target Population:
Children
General Audience
Health Care Professionals

Game platform:
Handheld Device
Multi-Platform


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Designing and remotely testing mobile diabetes video games

APA Reference: 

DeShazo, J., Harris, L., Turner, A., & Pratt, W. (2010). Designing and remotely testing mobile diabetes video games. J Telemed Telecare, 16(7), 378-372.

Author(s): 
DeShazo, J.
Harris, L.
Turner, A.
Pratt, W.
Year: 
2010
Journal: 
J Telemed Telecare
Health topic:
Diabetes

Social Tags:
CDATA
Diabetes mellitus
Health
Technology
Telecare
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Handheld Device

Company:
Harris

Publication type:
Journal Article

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Tags for: Designing and remotely testing mobile diabetes video games

Diabetes, CDATA, Diabetes mellitus, Health, Technology, Telecare, XML, General Audience, Handheld Device, Harris, Journal Article, Technology

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The promise of exergames as tools to measure physical health

APA Reference: 

Staiano, A.E. & Calvert, S. L. (2011). The promise of exergames as tools to measure physical health. Entertainment Computing, 2(1), 17-21.

Author(s): 
Staiano, A.E.
Calvert, S. L.
Year: 
2011
Journal: 
Entertainment Computing
Game genre:
Educational
Exergame

Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness
Health Care and Medicine

Game platform:
Arcade
Computer
Game Console
Handheld Device
Internet
Multi-Platform
Other

Social Tags:
CDATA
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

Publication type:
Journal Article

Company:
Staiano A. E.


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At-home training with closed-loop augmented-reality cueing device for improving gait in patients with Parkinson disease

APA Reference: 

Espay, A.J., Baram, Y., Dwivedei, A.K., Shukla, R., Gartner, M., Gaines, L., Duker, A.P., Revilla, F.J. (2010). At-home training with closed-loop augmentated-reality cueing device for improving gait in patients with Parkinson disease. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 47, 573-582.  

Author(s): 
Espay, A.J.
Baram, Y.
Dwivedei, A.K.
Shukla, R.
Gartner, M.
Gaines, L.
Duker, A.P.
Revilla, F.J.
Year: 
2010
Journal: 
Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
Health topic:
Diseases

Target Population:
Adults
Patients

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
Gartner
Geriatrics
Parkinson's disease
Technology
XML

Game platform:
Game Console
Handheld Device

Publication type:
Journal Article

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Tags for: At-home training with closed-loop augmented-reality cueing device for improving gait in patients with Parkinson disease

Diseases, Adults, Patients, Author, CDATA, Gartner, Geriatrics, Parkinson's disease, Technology, XML, Game Console, Handheld Device, Journal Article, Technology, United States

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Ayogo Games, Inc.

At Ayogo, we’re helping people change their lives, one fun social game at a time.

Target Population:
Adults
Children
General Audience
Pre-Teens
Seniors
Teens
Young Adults

Organization type:
Animation Studio
Private Company
Software Company
Video Game Company
Web Developer

Social Tags:
Apple Inc.
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Computing
Facebook
IPhone
IPod
ITunes
Multi-touch
Portable media players
Technology
World Wide Web

Game platform:
CD/DVD
Computer
Handheld Device
Internet
Multi-Platform
Other

Services:
Cloud-based hosting
Education games
Game Design
Health games
Mobile Applications
Social Media Applications
Software Development

Organization expertise:
Game Development
Gamification

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
Vancouver


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