Monica Tentori

I am an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, CICESE, Mexico. My research interests are in human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing and pervasive healthcare. Email me at mtentori[at]gmail[dot]com or call me at +52 (646) 175 0500 ext. 23417
This website was updated on July 2016
Posts tagged "exergames"

Accepted journal paper!

Caro, K., Tentori, M, Martinez-Garcia, A. I., Zavala-Ibarra, I. (2015) FroggyBobby: An exergame to support children with motor problems practicing motor coordination exercises during therapeutic interventions, Computers in Human Behavior, ISSN: 0747-5632,

Demo paper accepted to Ubicomp 2014!

Linney, C., Martinez-Garcia, A., and Tentori, M. (2014) Hunting Relics: A collaborative exergame on an interactive floor for children, ACM EA in Ubicomp 2014. Seattle, WA. September 13-17
Collaborative exergames on interactive floors for young children

Collaborative exergames on interactive floors for young children

In Mexico, 34% of children are obese and overweight. During the last years, the incidence of obesity and overweight in young children (2 – 4 years old) is growing up. Sedentary lifestyles, poor nutrition, and lack of exercise adherence affect young children quality life, and motor skills development. Appropriate exercise adherence is important to help...

Congratulations to Karina Caro!

Caro, K. (2013). “Exergames for Children with Motor Skills Problems”. The 15th ACM SIGACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2013). Bellevue, Washington, USA. October 20-23.

Our paper to workshop on ubiquitous games at CHItaly was accepted! Special congratulations to Karina Caro!

Caro, K., Cibrian, F. L., Escobedo, L., Ramirez, C., Martínez-García, A. I. and Tentori, M., (2013) “Froggy Bobby: An Exergame for Children with Motor Skills Problems”. Workshop on “Ubiquitous games and gamification for promoting behavior change and wellbeing”. 10th edition of CHI Italy. Trento, Italy. September 16
Exergames to support children with motor skills problems with skills generalization

Exergames to support children with motor skills problems with skills generalization

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) or dyspraxia is either a marked or serious impairment in the development of motor coordination that significantly interferes with academic achievement, daily living skills, or both. Motor difficulties might arise from poor planning, and lack of understanding or cognitive difficulties in associating a task with movements. The main affected areas are...
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