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Physical Activity For Kids Increased Using Virtual Pet
2014-05-15 03:37:03

April Bailey, University Of Georgia Placing children into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers. Sixty-one Georgia 4-H'ers, 9-12 years old, participated in a study designed to increase awareness and reduce childhood obesity. Participants set goals for the amount of physical activity they wanted to complete throughout the...

2014-05-01 08:41:40

LeapBand uniquely combines playful physical activities with personalized virtual pet play to help children get more active and learn about healthy choices. TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today unveiled LeapBand, the first wearable activity tracker designed just for children that encourages active play and healthy habits while nurturing their very own personalized virtual pet. The LeapBand activity...

2014-04-07 08:24:46

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Wall of Fame selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record. The majority of pet owners realize the emotional, and/or physical support their animal companions provide. Those who love animals understand the happiness they bring and the purpose they add to our lives. The Pet Wall of Fame invites pets to be part of history. Creating the First Pet Wonder of The World, the Pet Wall of Fame is building a historic,...

2014-01-27 23:00:45

Having a pet can be very demanding on people's schedule and wallet. To save time and money, check out the new Pet Kept Secrets to easily find pet services, find pet products and compare and review pet businesses in your area. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Most families have at least one member on four legs. Just like all family members, pets have necessities they require for a long and happy life. Pets need love and affection, but more importantly they require training, food,...

2013-10-31 23:30:51

Pet Kept Secrets is a new social site geared to pets, pet-parents, pet-related businesses and non-profit organizations. On the new Pet Kept Secrets users can search for and interact with each other, watch dog training videos and find many other useful pet-related resources. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Attention animal kingdom, there is a new website out that is sure to make you purr. Pet Kept Secrets is an all-in-one resource that is designed to simplify and enrich the lives...

2013-07-16 23:27:35

Iowa-based social network for pets, PetNetWorld.com, is hosting a refer a friend contest. Refer a friend to join the website for a chance to win a $50 gift card to PetSmart! Blue Grass, IA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 PetNetWorld.com, a growing social network for pet owners, is offering a new ‘Refer a Friend’ contest for users who bring new faces to the site. Both new and existing members of PetNetWorld.com can reap the rewards of this contest, and entering is simple! Users simply sign on...

2013-06-27 23:49:45

At the TEDMED 2013 conference, GeriJoy CEO and Founder Victor Wang presented a rousing talk about the critical state of senior care in the US, and about GeriJoy’s innovative solution: virtual senior companion care services in the form of talking pet avatars. GeriJoy announced today that the talk has been released publicly, and can be found online at TEDMED.com. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 GeriJoy announced today that the talk given by CEO Victor Wang at the TEDMED 2013...

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