[Guest Lecture] Designing Exergames for Patients with Osteoporosis

In-Person & Online
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 2:00 PM  - 3:00 PM EST 
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Event Details

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.

Speaker: Eléa Thuilier


Eléa 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. 
 



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

Speakers

Eléa Thuilier
Guest Speaker
PhD Student

Location

The Games Institute
175 Columbia Street West Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z5 CA
Also Available Online
Instructions will be sent out via email after registration.

Tickets

Type
Price
In-Person
Free
Online Only
Free

Organizer Details

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