Articles by Mika Luimula

Adj. Prof. Luimula is working as a Principal Lecturer in game development for Turku University of Applied Sciences. He holds a PhD in Information Processing Sciences and an MSc in Mathematics. He is a Research Group Leader of Futuristic Interactive Technologies and is leading game development R&D activities in Turku Game Lab. His research interests include game development, gamification, serious games, health informatics, and location-aware systems. He has published around 80 scientific papers in the above mentioned research areas.

When Japanese Elderly People Play a Finnish Physical Exercise Game: A Usability Study

Abstract In this paper, we report the findings from the usability testing of the Finnish Skiing Game with 24 Japanese elderly participants at the Sendai City Health Promotion Center in Japan. The main objective of the study is to investigate the participants’ feedback towards the usability of the Skiing Game, which was originally designed and […] [Read More]