Active Gaming: Effect on cardiorespiratory fitness and pain sensitivity

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of active video games on pain sensitivity, enjoyment, and aerobic fitness including heart rate, energy expenditure, and perceived exertion.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of active gaming on a)cardiovascular outcomes including pulmonary gas exchange, heart rate, ratings of perceived exertion, and physical activity counts using accelerometry, b) enjoyment, and c0 pain sensitivity.

Additional Information

Participants will be compensated for their participation.

  • IRB Number: 1410589766
  • Research Study Identifier: TX4686
  • Principal Investigator: Kelly Naugle

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