Did the petition stop the Xbox exercise trial?

ME/CFS Australia (SA) logo with a blue forget-me-knot flower

by Sasha Nimmo The petition against the 'increasing exercise' trial using Xbox video gaming at the University of South Australia (UniSA) was presented to the UniSA and to the President of the ME/CFS Australia in South Australia (ME/CFS SA), Penelope McMillan several months ago. More than 320 people signed the petition on MEAction. The trial … Continue reading Did the petition stop the Xbox exercise trial?

Global petition: xBox dance and sports video gaming to increase activity in CFS

screenshot of petition on MEAction - 'Stop dangerous and unscientific xbox study in South Australia' and picture of video game being used by a woman with her back to us

By Sasha Nimmo People are protesting the University of South Australia's study 'A pilot study exploring pacing to increase physical activity: Is active video gaming a feasible and acceptable strategy for adults with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)?', join them and sign the petition to protest against poor quality science now. The petition is … Continue reading Global petition: xBox dance and sports video gaming to increase activity in CFS

Uni of South Australia Xbox ‘increasing activity’ trial claims it has patient support

x-box gaming console

by Sasha Nimmo Update 3  September: In June I asked South Australia's ME/CFS Australia (SA) if they were recruiting patients (as indicated by Dr Ferrar), if they have decided to endorse the study yet, what was their opinion on the study not using any criteria (i.e. Fukuda or International Consensus Criteria) and which criteria the organisation endorsed. I also asked … Continue reading Uni of South Australia Xbox ‘increasing activity’ trial claims it has patient support