Cite: S. Nikkila, G. Patel, H. Sundaram, A. Kelliher, A. Sabharwal. Wind Runners: Designing a Game to Encourage Medical Adherence for Children with Asthma, in CHI '12 extended abstracts on human factors in computing systems (CHI 2012). May, 2012.

Abstract: In this paper, we present Wind Runners, which is a game designed for children with asthma. The goal of Wind Runners is to increase the likelihood of asthmatic children adhering to the NIH’s recommendation of measuring their peak expiratory flow (PEF) on a daily basis. We aim to accomplish this by incorporating both social gaming features and the actual medical regimen of measuring PEF into a mobile game.

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