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2009-01-07 09:38:01

While some emerging technologies can create environments that require very little physical effort, one Kansas State University researcher thinks games like Nintendo's Wii Fit can help promote physical rather than sedentary activities for people of all ages.

2009-01-02 17:20:09

A U.S. researcher wants to know if a popular holiday gift -- the Nintendo Wii Fit video game console -- improves family fitness.

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2008-11-13 09:25:00

A new trend in video games that is gaining weight -- and could help you lose some -- is the virtual personal trainer.

2008-09-25 03:00:12

NEW YORK - Like many parents, Diana Ennen had trouble getting her daughter Amber to exercise. So two years ago, she decided Amber was coming to the health club. Now 10, Amber is using the stair stepper, lifting hand weights and doing sit-ups on a stability ball.

2008-09-16 09:00:15

By MEGAN K SCOTT By Megan K. Scott The Associated Press NEW YORK Like many parents, Diana Ennen had trouble getting her daughter Amber to exercise. So two years ago, she decided Amber was coming to the health club.

2008-08-05 06:00:10

By Lyndsay Moss ENCOURAGING people to take more exercise is not an easy task. You will probably have seen adverts on television recently urging us to take little steps to improve our health and fitness.

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2008-07-14 12:00:00

Wii Fit, as advertised, should make you faster, stronger, more flexible and, ahem, more coordinated. At a glance, it seems capable of doing those things.

2008-07-07 09:00:15

By Catherine Mallette, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 7--Where's my nunchuk? As soon as the thought pops into my head, it makes me laugh out loud.

2008-06-24 02:29:22

By Elizabeth Simpson, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 23--Want to see a fitness instructor cry? Say these two phrases next to each other: Hours of summer freedom. New computer video game! But all is not lost over at the Paull household in Virginia Beach.

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2008-06-13 16:55:00

Nintendo’s Wii Fit is finding its way into rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.


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