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Table 4 Individual and group response to the Flow State Questionnaire

From: Retraining function in people with Parkinson’s disease using the Microsoft kinect: game design and pilot testing

Construct Example item Participant   
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Mean SD
Enjoyment (Autotelic experience) I really enjoyed the experience 5.00 3.25 2.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 3.50 4.25 4.25 4.03 0.88
Clear goals My goals were clearly defined 5.00 5.00 2.75 4.50 5.00 5.00 3.25 4.00 3.50 4.22 0.88
Challenge My abilities matched the high challenge of the situation 5.00 3.25 2.25 3.50 4.25 5.00 3.25 4.50 3.00 3.78 0.96
Concentration My attention was focussed entirely on the game 5.00 4.50 3.50 4.75 5.00 5.00 4.50 4.75 4.00 4.56 0.51
Control I felt in total control of my body, without conscious effort 5.00 3.50 2.00 3.00 4.25 4.25 2.25 3.75 3.00 3.44 0.98
Feedback It was clear to me that I was doing well 5.00 4.50 2.25 3.50 4.00 4.75 4.00 4.00 3.00 3.89 0.87
Action Things just seemed to happen automatically 5.00 2.75 2.00 2.50 3.50 4.50 2.50 1.75 3.50 3.11 1.10
Transience Time seems to alter (either speed up or slow down) 5.00 1.00 3.25 2.50 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.25 3.50 2.67 1.14
Loss of self-consciousness I was not worried about what others might be thinking about me 5.00 4.25 2.25 4.50 3.50 5.00 5.00 5.00 2.75 4.14 1.06
  1. Cells represent the mean of four similar items and ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree).