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Can exergaming contribute to improving physical activity levels and health outcomes in children?
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Year:
2009
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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Pediatrics 124 (2) pg 763-771
Abstract:
Objective: To examine the effects of exergaming, or active video and computer games, on the physical activity and health of children.Design: Literature review of relevant studies.Subjects and Setting: 14 descriptive and 3 intervention studies, assessing energy expenditure by young people (18 years or younger) during exergaming.&continued
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Childhood (birth-12 yrs), Preschool Age (2-5 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
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Review
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