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Tuesday, August 1 • 4:00pm - 4:10pm
Xbox Fitness: A Success Story. How One Psychiatrist Used this Game to Lose and Maintain Significant Weight Loss

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A psychiatrist used psychological principles and Xbox Fitness to lose over 60 pounds in 10 months and maintain most of this weight loss for years. His experience with this physically intense Kinect 2.0 game and data on the physical intensity and perceived exertion from hundreds of hours of active play of over 60 active video games will be presented. Suggestions will be made on incorporating lessons learned from this project into active virtual reality games.

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Paul Ballas

Founder, Tiro Enterprises, LLC
Paul Ballas is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and founder of Tiro Enterprises, a start up company with a mission of developing user experience metrics for active and VR games. He has won awards and fellowships from the American Medical Association, the American Academy... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 4:00pm - 4:10pm EDT
Room 104