Measuring physical exertion in virtual reality exercise games
PubDate: November 2018
Teams: University of Nevada
Writers: Nikesh Mishra；Eelke Folmer
We demonstrate a novel method of applying the capabilities of mobile virtual reality technology to the health sciences by measuring physical exertion in a VR exercise game. By measuring changes in heart rate in a thirteen person user study, we find evidence to suggest that virtual reality exercise is able to induce a moderate to high level of physical exertion and produce an immersive an intriguing experience.