Category Archives: energy expenditure

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Energy cost of common activities in children and adolescents.

Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2013 Jan;10(1):62-9. Lyden K, Kozey Keadle S, Staudenmayer J, Freedson P, Alhassan S. Dept of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. +/- Click for more/less Abstract BACKGROUND: The Compendium of Energy Expenditures for Youth assigns MET … Continue reading

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Physiologic Responses and Energy Expenditure of Kinect Active Video Game Play in Schoolchildren.

Stephen R. Smallwood, MSc; Michael M. Morris, MSc; Stephen J. Fallows, PhD; John P. Buckley, PhD Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2012;166(11):1005-1009. +/- Click for more/less Abstract OBJECTIVE To evaluate the physiologic responses and energy expenditure of active video … Continue reading

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Energy expended playing Xbox Kinect™ and Wii™ games: a preliminary study comparing single and multiplayer modes.

Physiotherapy. 2012 Sep;98(3):224-9. Epub 2012 Jul 25. O’Donovan C, Hirsch E, Holohan E, McBride I, McManus R, Hussey J. Discipline of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. +/- Click for more/less Abstract OBJECTIVES: It has been reported that … 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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Energy Expenditure and Enjoyment during Video Game Play: Differences by Game Type

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise:October 2011 – Volume 43 – Issue 10 – pp 1987-1993 LYONS, ELIZABETH J.; TATE, DEBORAH F., WARD, DIANNE S.; BOWLING, J. MICHAEL; RIBISL, KURT M.; KALYARARAMAN, SRIRAM +/- Click for more/less AbstractPurpose: Play … Continue reading

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A Comparison of the Energy Cost of 6 Forms of Exergaming

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(7):597-602. Bruce W. Bailey, PhD; Kyle McInnis, ScD +/- Click for more/less Objective To determine the relative effect of interactive digital exercise that features player movement (ie, exergames) on energy expenditure among children of various body mass … Continue reading

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Physical and Psychosocial Effects of Wii Video Game Use among Older Women

International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society Vol. 8, No. 2, 2010, pp: 85 – 98 Dennis Wollersheim, Monika Merkes, Nora Shields, Pranee Liamputtong, Lara Wallis, Fay Reynolds and Lee Koh +/- Click for more/less Abstract This study investigated the … Continue reading

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Energy expenditure in chronic stroke patients playing Wii Sports: a pilot study

Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabililtation. 2011; 8: 38. Published online 2011 July 14 Henri L Hurkmans, Gerard M Ribbers, Marjolein F Streur-Kranenburg, Henk J Stam, and Rita J van den Berg-Emons +/- Click for more/less ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Stroke is one … Continue reading

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Only lower limb controlled interactive computer gaming enables an effective increase in energy expenditure.

Now published: LinkEUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY Volume 111, Number 7, 1465-1472 Previously:Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] Jordan M, Donne B, Fletcher D. Department of Physiology, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland, jordanm1@tcd.ie. +/- Click … Continue reading

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The physiological cost and enjoyment of Wii Fit in adolescents, young adults and older adults.

Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2010 May;7(3):393-401. Graves LE, Ridgers ND, Williams K, Stratton G, Atkinson G, Cable NT. +/- Click for more/less BACKGROUND: Active video games (exergames) increase energy expenditure (EE) and physical activity (PA) compared with sedentary … Continue reading

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