Articles by Tapani N. Liukkonen

Mr. Liukkonen (M.Sc.) obtained his Master's degree from the Department of Information Processing Sciences, University of Oulu. Currently he is working as a researcher in the Technology Research Center in the University of Turku. His current research focuses on the games, gamification, and game design, especially in the context of elderly people and their quality of life.

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]