Video Games and Physical Activity

Video Games and Physical Activity (Image 1)
Video Games and Physical Activity (Image 1)

A small new study shows the latest generation of video games, where players move along to the action, can make a child more physically active at home.

Australian researchers found kids who were given newer devices instead of traditional models boosted their physical activity levels by about 3 minutes a day.

They also reduced their time spent sitting around by 6 minutes.

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