Doctor Says Video Games and Sports Don't Mix

A British doctor is advising athletes to avoid playing video games before their more athletic competition. Dr. Marco Cardinale, head of the British Olympic Association's Sports, Science and Research arm, recently made a speech about this.

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Sunny_D3277d ago

What about WII SPORTS?

MazzingerZ3277d ago

haha, I know about many soccer teams that play FIFA or PES the night before the match as a way to relax, a day before the match they don't do anything besides relaxing doing whatever they want (as long as it's allowed) like playing pool, bowling or yes, VG.

Leon Thomas3277d ago

Sports? Pfft. That involves moving around and stuff.

BaSeBaLlKiD7213277d ago (Edited 3277d ago )

Believe it or not, video games helps baseball players to get better in the sport. I know this from personal experience. As you guys know video games mostly require good hand/eye coordination, same thing with baseball. You get better coordination as you play video games more therefore you will get better coordination with hitting the baseball.

I don't know if this applies to other people, but sure as hell it did work for me. You're looking at a person who played on varsity baseball and RARELY struck out(no brag). :D

NJShadow3277d ago

Uh, Sonic The Hedgehog is the reason I love running so much! And that's 100% true!

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