1. Exergaming as an Exciting Link to Promote Exercise in Youth

    Exergaming as an Exciting Link to Promote Exercise in Youth By Dan Lawler, PhD In a recent study done at the University of British Columbia, Heidi Godman reports in her article, “Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, thinking skills”, that regular aerobic exercise appears to boost the size of the hippocampus, the brain area involved in memory and learning.  Exercise helps memo…Read More

  2. Another Tool for the Educators’ Toolbox

    Our great Exergaming friend, Dan Lawler Ph.D. has written another piece of Exergaming. This blog focuses on the Exergaming industry starting to focus more of SPED programs in school districts. We think this is an exciting new direction to bring the industry in, read on and tell us what you think! Another Tool for the Educators’ Toolbox By Dan Lawler, Ph.D. Schools, and especially teachers, provi…Read More

  3. 33 Mind-boggling Stats About Childhood Obesity

    Health professionals, including nurses, may find a new and frustrating problem facing them on the job, presented by childhood obesity. The numbers are staggering, showing that childhood obesity has become a nationwide epidemic. While the nation is addressing the problem, illnesses that affect obese children often become obstacles in helping them to lose weight. Hence, obese children often become o…Read More