Published on in Vol 21, No 9 (2019): September

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
What Players of Virtual Reality Exercise Games Want: Thematic Analysis of Web-Based Reviews

What Players of Virtual Reality Exercise Games Want: Thematic Analysis of Web-Based Reviews

What Players of Virtual Reality Exercise Games Want: Thematic Analysis of Web-Based Reviews


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