People exercise more when partners are better at workouts, talk less

05/14/2013 | Yahoo

Participants whose virtual workout partner was more skilled but provided minimal verbal encouragement spent more time exercising than did those whose partners were vocally motivating, according to a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The results may be used in designing electronic and social media programs and games, a researcher said.

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