Yue Gao University of Saskatchewan

I completed my Master's study in the Interaction Lab in 2012 under the supervision of Regan Mandryk. My research focused on casual exergames and my other interests include interaction design and graphic design.

Publications

The Cognitive Benefits of Playing a Casual Exergame
Gao, Y., Mandryk, R. (2012), GRAND 2012, Montreal QC, Canada.
The Acute Cognitive Benefits of Casual Exergame Play
Gao, Y., Mandryk, R. (2012), CHI '12: Proceedings of the 30th international conference on Human factors in computing systems., Austin, Texas, USA. 1863-1872.
GrabApple: The Design of a Casual Exergame (Poster)
Gao, Y., Mandryk, R. (2011), GRAND2011, Vancouver BC.
GrabApple: The Design of a Casual Exergame
Gao, Y., Mandryk, R. (2011), The International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC '11), Vancouver, BC, Canada. 35-46. Best Paper Nomination.
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Research

Gaming for Fitness
Approximately one in two adults in industrialized countries are physically inactive. This lifestyle contributes to dramatically increasing rates of obesity.