exergame

exergame

(ek′sĕr-gām″) [ exer(cise) + game]
An electronic or video game in which the participant moves large muscle groups in the arms, legs, core, and neck in response to cues, e.g., in simulated boxing, dancing, table tennis, etc.
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Wiemeyer J, Deutsch J, Malone LA, Rowland JL, Swartz MC, Xiong J, Zhang FF (2015) Recommendations for the optimal design of exergame interventions for persons with disabilities: Challenges, best practices, and future research.
VI Fit (website:) is an open-access exergame platform dedicated to developing exergames for individuals with visual impairments (Morelli, Folmer, Foley, & Lieberman, 2011).
In the past, light-to-moderate energy expenditure has been documented during exergame play; however, this is the first study to demonstrate weight loss among teenagers as a result.
com)-- Exergame Fitness, a leading provider of commercial Exergame equipment, has announced that Robert Reid will join the company as chief strategy officer, reporting to CEO Ed Kasanders.
Having four students play an exergame while the other twenty students wait to participate is inappropriate when the goal of the exergame is to promote physical activity.
Through some adventurous trial and error (planned and unplanned), we have learned several lessons about developing exergame opportunities, and the facility is in some ways still a work in progress.
Recently our Exergame Fitness advisory board member Dr.
Humana is working with iTech in an effort to get more people more active - using exergame technology to promote health and wellness.
Georgetown University (Washington, DC) Wii Active Exergame Intervention for Low-Income African-American Obese and Overweight Adolescentsassigns obese and overweight urban high school students to (1) play the Wii Active competitively after school with the goal of lowering their body mass index (BMI), (2) play the Wii Active cooperatively in a team after school with the goal of helping each other reduce their BMI, or (3) play with no access to Wii Active after school (control condition).
We are very pleased to be the first exergame company in the CNN Fit Nation Tour," said Jim Teatum of XerGames and the former President of Nautilus.
Our exergame products turn the problem into the solution by using computer technology to engage kids, involve them, and get them up and moving.
The Gamercize Pro-Sport active gaming accessory has been chosen "Best Physical Education Exergame" by public vote in The Exergame Network Awards 2010.