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Exergaming and the “Turned On” Brain By Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

When I observed the positive effects our Exergaming lab had on our elementary school, I was convinced that every student should have access to this type of lab.  Nothing I had observed before motivated students to exercise with the enthusiasm and spirit that this lab created.  The lab had a remarkable impact on our student body’s commitment to exercise and…

The 2010 YMCA General Assembly Was Introduced to Exergaming

This year 2010 YMCA General Assembly was held in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah July 8th -10th at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The General Assembly of YMCAs is the premiere celebration of the YMCA Movement in the United States, designed to inspire, rejuvenate and affirm each attendee’s passion for YMCA work and provide meaningful connections to others in the…

33 Mind-boggling Stats About Childhood Obesity

Health professionals, including nurses, may find a new and frustrating problem facing them on the job, presented by childhood obesity. The numbers are staggering, showing that childhood obesity has become a nationwide epidemic. While the nation is addressing the problem, illnesses that affect obese children often become obstacles in helping them to lose weight. Hence, obese children often become obese…

Interactive Fitness & Exergaming Options for Today’s Club Owners

GAME ON! Interactive Fitness & Exergaming Options for Today’s Club Owners By: Club Solutions Magazine Date: 1/1/2009 Interactive Fitness & Exergaming Options for Today’s Club Owners In today’s world, it has become almost impossible to ignore the impact that technology has on our lives. Software has improved to the point that it often seems to read your mind, and the…

ExerGaming Kicks into High Gear with New Study & Product

ExerGaming Kicks into High Gear with New Study & Product There was discussion this week on the Serious Games listserv about ME2, a virtual world from Irwin Toy aimed at kids that links to a real world pedometer (tagline: You are the power!). The more exercise, running and walking the kids do in RL, the more points they earn to…

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