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In The War Against Child Obesity, E-Games Could Be Valuable Weapon
2013-01-10 12:02:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from George Washington University recently discovered that e-games can increase the amount of physical activity children participate in and could potentially be a valuable weapon in the war against child obesity in the U.S. The study, recently published in the online journal Games for Health, investigated the benefits rather than drawbacks of video games in relation to childhood obesity. The researchers at...


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