"Exergaming" could help promote physical activity for youths

03/7/2011 | HealthDay News

Researchers reported in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine that interactive video games called "exergames" raised energy expenditure by four to eight times compared with resting. The study of 39 children found that those who were at-risk or already overweight liked playing exergames more than children with lower body mass indexes, although both groups had similar energy expenditures.

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