publication . Conference object . 2016

Towards ergonomie exergaming

Pujana Paliyawan; Ruek Thawonmas;
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  • Published: 29 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: IEEE
Abstract
This paper presents a framework for assessing players' health during full-body motion gameplay. Recently, health promotion through the means of exergaming is flourishing. However, little attention has been given on the risk of sustaining injuries caused by unhealthy exercising postures. Mechanisms for monitoring of unhealthy postures and measuring of the amount of body movements are added into UKI, a middleware that allows users to play any games by using body motions as inputs. Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA), an ergonomic tool, is used to systematically evaluate the whole body postural musculoskeletal disorders and risks associated with gameplay. Furthermo...
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