Scientific exploration into Pokémon GO©: A detailed examination of family experiences and motivations for use
Lisa K. Militello, PhD, MPH; Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD -- College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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The purpose of this project is to provide an overview of the Pokemon GO user-experience from a family perspective and to gain insight into theory, motivation, and the potential utility of augmented reality as an mHealth tool to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors in children and families.
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