Energy expenditure and cardiovascular responses to seated and active gaming in children.

@article{Mellecker2008EnergyEA,
  title={Energy expenditure and cardiovascular responses to seated and active gaming in children.},
  author={Robin R. Mellecker and Alison M. McManus},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={162 9},
  pages={886-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine energy expenditure and cardiovascular responses in children during seated and active gaming. DESIGN Comparison study. SETTING Children's Exercise Laboratory, University of Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS Eighteen children (aged 6-12 years) recruited from local primary schools. MAIN EXPOSURE Active and seated computer games played by all participants. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Resting energy expenditure and heart rate measured before gaming, during seated gaming, and during… CONTINUE READING
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