Category Archives: video-games

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Is There Evidence That Active Videogames Increase Energy Expenditure and Exercise Intensity for People Poststroke and with Cerebral Palsy?

Deutsch Judith E., Guarrera-Bowlby Phyllis, Myslinski Mary Jane, and Kafri Michal. Games for Health Journal. January 2015, 4(1): 31-37. doi:10.1089/g4h.2014.0082. Abstract This article asked and answered the question of whether there was evidence to support the use of videogames for … Continue reading

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Video Games in Health Care: Closing the Gap

Review of General Psychology2010, Vol. 14, No. 2, 113–121 Pamela M. KatoUniversity Medical Center Utrech +/- Click for more/less Abstract Although a great deal of media attention has been given to the negative effects of playing video games,relatively less attention … Continue reading

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The energy expenditure of an activity-promoting video game compared to sedentary video games and TV watching

Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Volume 24, Issue 9-10, Pages 689–695 Naim Mitre, Randal C. Foster, Lorraine Lanningham-Foster & James A. Levine +/- Click for more/less Abstract Background: In the present study we investigated the effect of television watching … Continue reading

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