1. Exergaming Interview with Stephen Yang

    As a precursor to the upcoming Games for Health event in Boston we sat down with Professor Stephen Yang of SUNY Cortland, NY to discuss the potential benefits of active gaming and why he see's it to be such a valuable tool. 1.      What made you choose to work with Exergaming? Exergaming came to me after teaching many years at the school and college levels.  Seeing youngsters engaging in mod…Read More

  2. Games for Health to Showcase Exergaming Products to Fight Obesity

    The 7th Annual Games for Health Conference is nearing! On May 18-19 hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and leading researchers will brainstorm and debate how videogame and videogames technologies can work to improve health & healthcare. At this event one of the leaders in the industry, Exergame Fitness will be showcasing how some of these technologies can in fact help combat ob…Read More

  3. Exergaming Meets Active Gaming in South Suburban Family Sport Center

    KUSA - There are a lot of ways to burn calories. Ironing: 150 per hour. Washing the dog: up 240 per hour. However, if you're looking for something that doesn't involve scalding steam and wet dog smell, "Exergaming" could be your ticket. Exergaming is a training technique used by the Avalanche, Nuggets and countless other pro teams. It basically combines video games and body movement. This workout …Read More

  4. Get in the game: Exergames encourage physical activity, enhance cognitive thinking

    Gaming, or the playing of video or computer games, is not often described a healthy activity. Some would argue that sitting in front of a screen all day engaged in games is an unhealthy and socially destructive habit. But not necessarily so, said Barbara Chamberlin, a game researcher at the New Mexico State University Learning Games Lab. "We have such a fear of screen time that we've been trained …Read More

  5. Exerbike-Stimulating Physical Activity in our Youth

    One of the most important things in today’s society is finding different ways to engage kids of all ages in physical activity.  While you may not see a child volunteer to go jump on a traditional exercise bike, you will see the RUN to the Exerbike. Pedal to play! It's really that simple. The USA made "Exerbike" is a commercial-grade game bike designed to bring competitive fun and stunning Plays…Read More

  6. Active-Play Video Games Show Promise in Promoting Physical Activity

    Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association DALLAS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Active-play video games show potential in increasing players' physical activity, according to a new report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. However, continued research is needed to investigate the health effects and other potential benefits of active-play video games, …Read More

  7. TWall-An Exergaming Solution

    When it comes to finding an exergaming product that is engaging, fun, and keeps people coming back then look no further than the T-Wall.  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 is to deactivate the light as soon as it appears by quick touch Act and react as quick as you …Read More

  8. Exergame Fitness and FOX 45 Combine Forces for the Health and Wellness of Baltimore

    The 2011 B’More Healthy Event was one of the largest health and wellness events Baltimore has ever seen as well over 25,000 people attended.  Young children, older adults, and the elderly were treated to an Expo that was designed to showcase vendors, programs, and opportunities to get people moving, taking action and making choices to be more healthy. During the previous days events to pump up …Read More

  9. Sierra Vista PE Showcase Day 2011-iDANCE Keeps Them Moving!

    On April 11th, 2011 Sierra Vista Junior High in Canyon Country, California put on one of the largest showcases of innovative ways to keep their students healthy.  Throughout the day students were exposed to different types of Exergaming and Fitness equipment to stimulate the mind and body. George Velarde, Head Physical Education Instructor and Advisory Board member of Exergame Fitness has been ho…Read More

  10. New PE Reaches Every Student

    Sierra Vista Jr. High School Shares Nationally Recognized Physical Education Program Rolling Meadows, IL, April 08, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Sierra Vista has become a model school for a new approach to physical education that engages every student. The school’s leadership and staff have long-recognized the multiple benefits of a strong fitness-based physical education program. The most apparent outcome…Read More