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By Stefania Artioli, Riccardo Berta, Alessandro De Gloria, Andrea Pomicino, Nicola Secco (auth.), Ben Schouten, Stephen Fedtke, Tilde Bekker, Marlies Schijven, Alex Gekker (eds.)

Founded in 2004, the video games for healthiness venture helps group, wisdom and company improvement efforts to exploit state of the art video games and online game applied sciences to enhance overall healthiness and overall healthiness care. The video games for wellbeing and fitness convention brings jointly researchers, doctors and online game builders to proportion information regarding the effect of video games, playful interplay and video game applied sciences on overall healthiness, health and wellbeing care and coverage. Over days, greater than four hundred attendees perform over 60 periods supplied by way of a global array of eighty+ audio system, slicing throughout quite a lot of actions in healthiness and overall healthiness care. subject matters comprise exergaming, actual treatment, illness administration, health and wellbeing habit swap, biofeedback, rehab, epidemiology, education, cognitive future health, meals and healthiness schooling.

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Previous research has found that individuals' perception of the chances of getting cancer and their beliefs of being vulnerable to cancer may predict healthy behaviors. In fact, perceived susceptibility to and severity of cancer have been shown to be connected to cancer preventive behaviors such as breast self-examination [5, 6], mammography [7], and skin protection [8]. One strategy to drive cancer risk perceptions is to implement interactive interventions. In particular, digital games have the potential to raise awareness about cancer risks.

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