College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Articles

Title

Acceptance, Usability and Health Applications of Virtual Worlds by Older Adults: A Feasibility Study

Publication Title

JMIR Publications

Volume

5

Issue

2

Publication Date / Copyright Date

6-1-2016

DOI Number

10.2196/resprot.5423

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to explore the usability, ease of use, and enjoyment of a virtual world by older adults, the types of virtual world activities that older adults may engage in, and the perceptions of older adults regarding the application of virtual worlds in health care.

Disciplines

Medical Specialties | Medicine and Health Sciences | Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathy

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