Designing Exergames for Patients with Osteoporosis

Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)
Poster of Designing Exergames for Patients with Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a major bone disease in the world, increasing the risk of fractures, and that can be slow down by an healthy lifestyle. Therefore, physical activity is very important, but engagement is a challenge. Eléa's research aims to design active games (exergames) to increase engagement while improving physical health, and fitting to a population at risk of fall and fracture.

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This event will be held in HYBRID format. Please join us in-person at the Games Institute, EC1 at the University of Waterloo or virtually through Microsoft Teams.


Eléa Thuilier is a PhD student at the university of Galway (Ireland). She has a background of software and computer science engineer in France. She's also part of the Canadian AGE-WELL network as an HQP. Her research focus on the use of technology for older adults.