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Title:
Exergaming for health: A community-based pediatric weight management program using active video gaming
Year:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Details:
Clinical Pediatrics 51 (4) pg 382-388
Abstract:
Objective: To evaluate a community-based activity with exercise video games (exergames) on children's Body Mass Index (BMI).Design: Observational study. Subjects and Setting: 48 overweight or obese children between the ages of 8 to 16 years old. Single group with no control.Intervention(s): Community intervention with activity icontinued
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Age Group:
Adolescence (13-17 yrs), Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
no financial support/no conflict of interest
 
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