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Submitted by -Mezzo- 612d ago | opinion piece

Could Video Games Be Used To Improve Youth Health?

Forbes - Video games can sometimes be associated with a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy weight gain. A new study led by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) suggests that certain games could provide an attractive energy-burning P.E. alternative option for kids. Lead author Todd Miller, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Exercise Science at SPHHS, and his colleagues recruited 104 kids in grades 3 through 8 from a public school in the District of Columbia. (Culture)

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