1. Auburn Racquet and Fitness Club Adds Adult Interactive Fitness Room

      The Auburn Racquet & Fitness club has a variety of amenities to complement our facilities. Basketball for some fast-paced action, a Smoothie Bar to refuel between activities, and a Sauna and Jaccuzi to relax at the end of your workout.  With things like a youth center, personal training, group fitness, three heated pools, jacuzzis and sauna, and much more!  One of the recent additions…Read More

  2. Exergaming Can Improve Executive Function In Children With ADHD

      A new study has found that Exergaming can improve executive function in children with ADHD. As most people know, children with ADHD struggle with being to stay focused for long periods of time, which has a major effect on their performance in school. Using Exergame as a way for physical activity can become a safe space for children with special needs like ADHD or Autism. In the study, 51 ch…Read More

  3. YMCA Meadowlands Opens Interactive Gaming Room for Teens and Adults

      The New Meadowlands Y is a place where people of all ages can come together under one roof and enjoy the things that are important things in life, a place where you feel welcomed and motivated to try the things you might have been afraid to in the past. Each day, everyone from pre-schoolers to seniors, those with diverse backgrounds and abilities will gather to pursue a broad range of edu…Read More

  4. Improving Mobility For Senior Citizens with Interactive Fitness

      Falls are a major health concern for our senior citizen population. Each year, more than 800,000 people in the U.S. require hospitalization from a fall. A lot of these falls are due to declining strength, balance, and mobility due to inactivity.  Are you looking to get your aging loved ones up and moving? Here’s some great tips to get seniors active again. Stretch- Remember stretching is…Read More

  5. Smile Stars Pediatric Dentistry Adds Interactive tWall for Patients

    Smile Stars Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has a team of skilled professionals that work together to provide children with superior dental care in a kid-friendly environment. There commitment is founded in a faith and value centric purpose through services and trust with their main goal being to provide a positive experience for every family. Recently Smile …Read More

  6. Using Exergame & Interactive Gaming to Improve Reaction Time in Sports

      Reaction time is defined as the amount of time it takes to respond to a stimulus or something we react too. Having fast reaction time can give athletes a competitive advantage. An athlete’s ability to react shows how quickly and effectively he or she can make decisions and then initiate action. For example, fast reaction time can help a basketball player get to a rebound or loose ball fas…Read More

  7. Assistive Technology Can Benefit All Students

      Assistive technology tools have always been meant for students with learning disabilities but there is documented proof these tools can benefit all students. Assistive technology enables students with disabilities to compensate for the impairments they experience. This specialized technology promotes independence and decreases the need for other educational support. Appropriate assistive te…Read More

  8. YMCA of Buffalo Niagara Adds Youth Fitness and Teen Wellness Room

      YMCA Buffalo Niagara is a charitable, community based organization committed to providing programs designed to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.  As part of their focus in youth development they believe in providing a healthy living lifestyle for their teens.  Recently at the Delaware Family YMCA branch in New York, they added some interactive fitness and exergame components…Read More

  9. John Ratey – How Exercise can Transform our Schools

      While exercise is good for the entire body, Dr. John J. Ratey, MD, says it is more important for the brain, especially when it comes to students in schools. Using scientific studies and real life examples, this internationally recognized doctor in the brain-exercise connection demonstrates how we can raise test scores and lower behavioral problems. Learn about how more exercise and exergami…Read More

  10. Improving Cognitive Deficits With Interactive Fitness and Exergaming

      Cognitive Deficits, also called intellectual disability, is a condition beginning in childhood in which people show significant limitations in their ability to learn and function. Intellectual disabilities are divided into degrees of severity based on their level of impairment. These include mild, moderate, severe, or profound. About 5% of the population have cognitive deficits, and most of…Read More