Prevalence and correlates of exergaming in youth.

  title={Prevalence and correlates of exergaming in youth.},
  author={Erin K O'loughlin and Erika N. Dugas and Catherine M Sabiston and Jennifer Lee O'Loughlin},
  volume={130 5},
OBJECTIVES Less than 15% of children and adolescents participate regularly in physical activity (PA) and, with ever-increasing obesity, strategies to improve PA levels in youth are urgently needed. Exergaming offers a PA alternative that may be especially attractive in our increasingly technophilic society. However, there are no observational studies of exergaming in population-based samples of adolescents. The purpose of this study was to investigate potential sociodemographic, lifestyle… CONTINUE READING
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