Stephen P. Yang, Ph.D., M.S., B.S. is an Assistant Professor at SUNY Oswego in Health Promotion & Wellness, a Lecturer in SUNY Cortland's Kinesiology Department and he researches the effectiveness of using exergames (fitness video games) and mobile technologies (mHealth) for improved health and wellness.
He is a contributor to the Games for Health (GFH) Project (www.gamesforhealth.org), consults with video game developers, and toy and exergame companies on products and programming.
In recognition of his knowledge and expertise, he was appointed to the Board of Advisors of Exergame Fitness, is a founding member of the ExerGame Network (TEN), and has been interviewed on: national television news network (Good Morning America Health), national online news (Reuters and U.S. News & World
Report), morning television (Fox 45 Baltimore), internet radio (Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline), national newspaper (USA Today), online magazine (Chicago Tribune), print magazine (Oprah Magazine and Today’s Dietician), and video. Throughout all his research and collaborations, Yang wishes to see how games and technology can be used as a gateway to inspire people of all ages and abilities to be healthy and active for a lifetime. More details of his research and teaching can be found at www.exergamelab.org and www.rockstarpe.org