Sunday, June 24, 2012

‘Active’ Video Games Don’t Make Youths More Active - NYTimes.com

Back to the videogame marketing drawing board...
"But exergames turn out to be much digital ado about nothing, at least as far as measurable health benefits for children. “Active” video games distributed to homes with children do not produce the increase in physical activity that na├»ve parents (like me) expected. That’s according to a study undertaken by the Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and published early this year in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics."
‘Active’ Video Games Don’t Make Youths More Active - NYTimes.com
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