Virtual reality gaming for physical activity and mood

Researchers at NICM Health Research Institute are investigating whether active virtual reality gaming can increase motivation and engagement in Physical Activity as a mental health promotion strategy.

Recruitment for this trial has now closed.

The research is currently being analysed, with findings anticipated to be published in 2022.


For more information or questions, please contact:

Fiona Hargraves
NICM Health Research Institute, Study Chief Investigator - PhD Candidate
e.     vrtrial@westernsydney.edu.au
p.     0468 908 779


Human Research Ethics Committee Approval: This clinical trial has been approved by Western Sydney University Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval Number: H14118). This study is supported by NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University and Sci-Chem International Pty. Ltd.

Study Coordinating Principal Investigator: Dr Mike Armour, NICM Health Research Institute.