Study Finds Active Video Games Can Improve Health For Children


Movement is key when it comes to children’s health, and the rise in active video games makes gaming a little closer to just what the doctor prescribed.

Research demonstrates that including active video gaming in a 16-week pediatric obesity intervention program resulted in both a clinically significant increase in physical activity and a reduction in excess weight among overweight and obese children.

The study

All study participants, ages 8 to 12, enrolled in JOIN for ME

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