Tag Archives: exergaming

Virtual Reality Increases Exercise Performance

Using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research. The research, led by PhD candidate Maria …

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You Don’t Need to Have a “Quarterback” Body to Be in Shape

Did you know that you don’t have to run wind sprints and complete athletic training for hours a day like a NFL quarterback in order to be in great shape …

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Exergaming May Help Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

It is inevitable. As your brain ages, memory loss is more common and sometimes can become a precursor to dementia. Although there is no strong scientific evidence that Alzheimer’s can …

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Make Fitness Fun for Kids with Special Needs

According to research, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders (like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) exercise more often is to make fitness fun. “We found that …

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Exergaming Improves Motor Control

Playing action-based video games and exergaming (combining exercise with technology) may boost players’ ability to coordinate incoming visual information with motor control, a skill needed for many real-world behaviors including …

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Pokemon Go Helping to Fight Childhood Obesity

Have you heard of Pokemon Go? It is the newest and hottest “exergame” that combines technology/video gaming and exercising which relies on tracking body movements using the latest technology while …

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Less than 1% of Life Spent On Fitness

Do you spend your leisure time in front of your computer, iPhone or television? Probably, according to a new, global study by Reebok, which investigated “how humans spend their time …

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