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2013-05-17 11:23:46

Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. Exergaming, using active console video games that track player movement to control the game (e.g., Xbox-Kinect, Wii), has become popular, and may provide an alternative form of exercise to counteract sedentary behaviors. In a study scheduled for publication in The Journal of...

'Exergames' Alone Do Not Improve Fitness Levels
2012-07-16 04:56:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So-called ℠active´ video games that involve moving, dancing, karate chopping, or drumming help gamers to burn more calories than sedentary games, but they are no substitute for physical exercise, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. That´s because the active gamers in the study tended to take in more calories by snacking than they burned by playing the games. Researchers found that...

2012-05-07 11:11:44

New research published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Like their healthy peers, children with disabilities may spend too much time in front of a video screen. For children with cerebral palsy (CP), this leads to an even greater risk of being overweight or developing health issues such as diabetes or musculoskeletal disorders. A group of scientists has found that video games such as Nintendo's Wii offer an enjoyable opportunity to promote light to moderate physical...

2012-02-23 19:25:00

CDPHP® is pleased to announce the debut of CDPHP® InMotion(sm), a fitness tracking application that uses smartphone technology to log workouts, count calories and keep tabs on your health. And best of all, it´s free. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 Its fitness tracking technology for today´s busy lifestyle. CDPHP® InMotion(sm) today made its debut. The fitness tracking application and website allows users to effortlessly upload and save workout routines and...

2011-08-11 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As fitness enthusiasts and experts converge at the IDEA Show in Los Angeles tomorrow, attendees will get a first look (Booth 1350) at the NewYu Connected Fitness Monitor and Service - a comprehensive system for monitoring and managing wellness goals all day long. Using industry-first motion detection and advanced pattern recognition technology that detects and identifies specific body movements, the small and lightweight NewYu easily clips...

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