Exergaming in Youth: Effects on Physical and Cognitive Health.

@article{Best2013ExergamingIY,
  title={Exergaming in Youth: Effects on Physical and Cognitive Health.},
  author={J. Best},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Psychologie},
  year={2013},
  volume={221 2},
  pages={
          72-78
        }
}
  • J. Best
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Zeitschrift fur Psychologie
Exergaming (a portmanteau of "exercise" and "gaming") is a relatively new genre of interactive video gaming that stimulates an active, whole-body gaming experience. Exergaming could have a significant positive impact on youth as across the globe youth are living more sedentary lifestyles. Exergaming has the potential to thwart this trend by engaging youth in physical activity (PA). Exergaming is not only physically-engaging but is also cognitively-engaging, and this combination of physical and… Expand
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