GAMIFICATION FOR WELLNESS – LEARNING HEALTH CARE WITH GAMES

Is it possible for adults and kids to do gamification for wellness, that is to make learning fun in health care with interactive games? It seems yes.
For example, here is a list of interesting links to some free on line games aimed at promoting health, subdivided as follows:

1) for adults:
HealthSeeker: http://apps.facebook.com/healthseeker
Syrum: http://syrum-game.com
Back in Play: http://eu.back-in-play.com
Science and Health-Related Games:         http://cttl.rice.edu/ScienceHealthGames

HealthSeeker Game on Facebook

HealthSeeker Game on Facebook

2) for everybody:
Interactive health games suggested by the U.S. National Library of Medicine: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/games.html
Sheppard Software: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/health.htm
MouthPower Online: http://www.mouthpower.org/mouthpower.cfm

Mouthpower Game

Mouthpower Game

3) for kids:

Solusville: http://www.nourishinteractive.com/kids
Playnormous: http://www.playnormous.com
Little D’s Nutrition Expedition: http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids.php
PBS Kids: http://pbskids.org/games/health.html
Science Zone:
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/science/living/humanbody.html#heart
Learning Games For Kids:                             http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/health_games.html

Playnormous Game

Playnormous Game

Would you suggest further free on line games about the education in health care?

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