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The relationship between virtual reality and enjoyment in exercise

You may be eligible to participate if you:

  • Currently do not meet exercise guidelines of 150-300 minutes of moderate-vigorous intensity exercise per week.
  • Are aged 18 - 65 years of age
  • Have not been diagnosed with dementia
  • Do not have blindness or vision difficulties which cannot be corrected by the use of glasses/contacts
  • Are not currently taking any medications that may affect your physical or cognitive abilities
  • Have not been previously diagnosed with a medical or psychiatric disease
  • Do not suffer from motion sickness
  • Do not have epilepsy

Participation Involves:

  • 2-4 Sessions at The University of South Australia (City East, North Tce) or Mawson Lakes
  • Pre-exercise screening and a submaximal fitness test (session 1) (1 hour)
  • Moderate intensity exercise on a stationary bike for 1-3 x 10-15 minutes with Virtual Reality
  • Assessment of enjoyment, experience and difficulty (all sessions)

All participants who complete all required sessions will receive a $40 Coles Myer Voucher. 

For Further information contact:     Phone: (08) 8302 1365   Emailunisa.researchvolunteers@unisa.edu.au

This project has been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee of the University of South Australia.