One type of TV time may actually play a valuable role in the battle against childhood obesity. A new study suggests active video games may help children, especially girls, raise physical activity levels.
The study found that nearly three-fourths of the children played at a moderate or vigorous intensity. “Exergames” may help kids meet the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity on most days.
- Wii Fit
- Wii Sports
- Family Party: Fitness Fun
- Kinect Sports
- Dance Dance Revolution
- Just Dance 2
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Source: WebMD; Active Video Games Help Some Kids Get Active