A study by the journal Pediatrics found that active videogames like Wii Sports or Dance Dance Revolution don’t actually get kids exercising. The group of 9 to 12-year-olds handed active games didn’t exercise any more than those playing games with their thumbs. Turns out it’s not exercise if you don’t try. Read the full article at NPR.org
Active Videogames Aren’t Exercise for Kids
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).