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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...

2012-12-18 08:29:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today confirmed plans to sell 22 acres of land to IKEA Property, Inc. for the construction of their first store in Kansas, located in the town of Merriam, approximately eight miles southwest of Kansas City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110912/CL65938LOGO ) In a press release issued earlier today, IKEA confirmed that the City Council of Merriam has unanimously approved plans for this project, following last...

2012-10-10 11:23:09

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today announced the official launch of its digital pinboard on Pinterest. Pinterest, one of the fastest-growing social networks today, is a visual bookmarking site where members organize and share images through their common interests. By way of Pinterest, DDR is curating a thematic and visual story about the company, its retail tenants and shopping center community. (Logo:...

'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...

2012-07-09 06:25:34

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the uniting power and universal language of dance, everyone around the world will have the chance to "Tweet Their Moves & Be In A Music Video" and become part of the first-ever virtual flash mob for STEP UP REVOLUTION, the next installment of the most successful dance franchise in the world. Open to anyone, regardless of skill, participants who join in the virtual flash mob will have the chance to be featured in an all-new...

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...

2012-04-03 06:25:12

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TuneWiki is excited to announce a breakthrough dancing game now available for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Dance Legend is the first mobile game that allows players to execute real dance moves (with their thumbs) through their phones and tablets with steps like the "Dougie," the "Kid and Play," the "Running Man," and the "Moonwalk." Loaded with four free songs and over 22 other songs available for download, the music in Dance...

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...

2011-10-11 02:00:00

LONDON, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Dance 3, the latest release in the hugely popular Just Dance series, is available to order from Tesco Entertainment Online [http://www.tescoentertainment.com ] from today. Having previously only been available on the Wii, the Just Dance series has been a runaway hit with Wii gamers across the world and now Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers can get in on the action. The game's phenomenal mix of hit music, fun choreography and cooperative play...

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...