1. Humana Launches New Games for Better Health

    Monday, 19 May 2008 Humana Inc. recently launched a new website with the focus on games for health. The website, www.humanagames.com, is part of an initiative created to encourage customers to have better fitness through game technology. The new website launched in conjunction with the fourth annual national Games for Health Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland.“We’re pleased to be moving fo…Read More

  2. Exergaming Your Way to Fitness

    NPR RADIO - by Allison Aubrey Listen Now [4 min 39 sec] add to playlist Are those mail-order kickboxing tapes gathering dust on top of your VCR? Before you pop them in, consider some of the advantages and disadvantages of sweating in the privacy of your own home. The Pros of Home Workouts It's Cheap Many…Read More

  3. GFH: XRtainment’s Medina Says Gaming Gyms Can’t Be Glorified Arcades

    Baltimore's Games For Health conference saw exergaming crop up as a recurring theme, from game designer and Gamasutra/Game Developer contributor Noah Falstein's previously reported review of its history, to XRtainment Zone co-founder and CEO Ernie Medina, Jr., DrPH, CHFI presenting his experiences launching a company dedicated to bringing exergaming to the masses. Medina - who claimed his parents …Read More

  4. Humana Engages Consumers Through New Games for Health Initiatives

    Humana has announced the launch of its Web site. The Web site will help guide customers through its latest concept, Games for Health. Humana has also partnered with schools in Kentucky and Florida for pilot programs in the area of fitness and games technology for students. Streaming audio from the conference: http://www.hastingsgroupmedia.com/GolinHarris/…Read More

  5. Games For Health: Noah Falstein On Exergaming History

    Games For Health: Noah Falstein On Exergaming History In an intriguing presentation delivered at the 2008 Games For Health conference in Baltimore, longtime game designer and frequent Gamasutra/Game Developer contributor Noah Falstein (pictured) related the history of "exergaming," which has recently come into greater public awareness with high-profile titles such as Wii Fit. Falstein pointed out …Read More

  6. ‘Games For Health’ – Four major trends emerging

    Story Updated: May 8, 2008 BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON -- Four major emerging trends -- exergaming kicks into high gear, video games go to rehab and therapy, major health care providers arrive on the scene, and the rise of video games for first responders and medical professionals -- were highlighted during a telenews event conducted by organizers of the Games for Health national conference at the Ba…Read More

  7. Video Gaming for Health: Major New Trends to Be Discussed as National Conference Gets Underway

    The latest "gaming for health" trends -- including "exergaming," health elements in popular commercial games (e.g., a "disease" being unleashed inadvertently on the population in "World of Warcraft") and sophisticated, new videogames used to train emergency medical personnel -- will be outlined during a live, two-way phone-based blogger/online news event at 1 p.m.…Read More

  8. TWALL – New product

    TWall® - Discover the unique concept of optimizing movement, fitness and reaction . . . TWall. The rules for T-wall are simple but challenging: on a wall with numerous touch surfaces, red signals light up in sequence of varying positions and speeds. Your task: deactivate the light as soon as it appears by quick touch (T=touch). Act and react as quick as you can. Whether training for power, agilit…Read More

  9. Games For Health Conference Reveals 2008 Specifics

    April 28, 2008 The Games for Health Conference has announced full details on the line-up for its 2008 conference, to be held May 8th and 9th, 2008, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. USA Exergaming distributors Exergame Fitness and Motion Kids will be attending the Games 4 Health conference and showcasing one of the most exciting products in 2008 called the Lightspace Play develo…Read More

  10. Childhood Obesity – The Problem…The Solution

    The Problem Childhood obesity is one of the most urgent public health threats facing our country. Today, more than one-third of all children and adolescents in the United States—approximately 25 million kids—are overweight or obese. The epidemic already is affecting our kids’ health and quality of life in ways we’ve never seen before. Children are being diagnosed with conditions previously…Read More