Exergaming Intervention for Family Caregivers
Protocol: STUDY00000098
Full Title
Exergaming Intervention for Family Caregivers
Description
The three specific aims of this study are: 1. Examine the effects of eight weeks of Nintendo Wii® game play on salivary and hair cortisol, 2.Compare changes in quality of life and emotional well-being using Nintendo Wii® with respect to self-reported questionnaires, 3. Evaluate functional fitness pre and post using Nintendo Wii® for eight weeks.

Participants will be asked to partake in the study for 13 weeks.

Study visits will be at the University at Buffalo, South Campus.

If you're interested in this study, please contact the study coordinator listed below.

Technical Description

To examine the effects of 8 weeks of Nintendo Wii game play on salivary and hair cortisol (Primary Outcome Measure), self-reported questionnaires, and functional fitness in an aging caregiving population.

Keywords: exercise, stress, fitness, cortisol, caregiver
Compensation: No
Eligibility
Sedentary but generally healthy men and women caregivers
adequate vision and hearing to interact with games
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: PETER HORVATH
Contact(s)
DANIEL ROSNEY
dmrosney@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-2286
Want to Learn More?
Let us know how the study team can reach you. If you do not hear back within 2 business days, reach out to the study team directly at the contact information above or email ctsiresearch@buffalo.edu and someone will assist you.