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The important determinants for serious games to increase physical activity levels among youth

Houwers, Nick (2020) The important determinants for serious games to increase physical activity levels among youth.

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Abstract:This research aimed to find out how we can influence physical activity behaviour of children in the age of 10 till 14 years old with help of serious games. This paper comprises a literature analyses and a mix method research design. A survey was distributed among 54 children in the age of 10-14 years old and their opinions were evaluated with 5 professionals, who work with this target group in their work, during an interview session. Result showed that perceived susceptibility and severity towards physical inactivity can be effected by influencing the attitude towards physical activity, the social environment from the person and the effectiveness of physical activity. Serious games should be used to influence the social environment of the target group with multiplayer features.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/80995
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