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Thursday, August 18 • 11:30am - 4:30pm
JumpGym: An Exergame for Waiting Areas

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Waiting in line can be a nuisance and a waste of time, but this doesn’t have to be the case. We present JumpGym, a multi-player exergame that explores the opportunity and time afforded by queues to occupy people with exercise and interactive play as they wait. We conducted testing with 75 participants to understand the effects of playing the game on a participant’s mood, perceived waiting time, exercise self-efficacy, and exercise awareness.

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Maarten Bos

Disney Research
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Brianna Downs

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University
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John Franklin

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University
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Emily Harburg

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University
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Michael Horn

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University
I'm an assistant professor at Northwestern University with a joint appointment in Computer Science and the Learning Sciences. I direct of the Tangible Interaction Design and Learning (TIDAL) Lab, and my research focuses on the intersection of human-computer interaction and learning with a focus on innovative and thoughtful uses of emerging technologies. Some of my recent research projects have included an investigation of multi-touch tabletops in... Read More →
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Mmachi Obiorah

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University
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Sean Ye

Evanston, Illinois, United States, Northwestern University


Thursday August 18, 2016 11:30am - 4:30pm
Northwoods Union South

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