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2010-09-12 09:46:50

Overweight middle-aged men in Teesside, England could soon have a unique tool for improving their health: a boxing video game.Researchers are using the game to motivate a population that is generally reluctant to exercise.The exergaming system uses a home-grown motion capture rig built from LED lights and inertial measurement units.Researchers are seeking out social clubs in Teesside for the trials of the technology and the approach to improving fitness and health.Project leader Dr...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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