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Kids' Energy Expenditure High in Active Video Games
Date:5/29/2008

as competing, his or her partner would be cheering for them, which actually might have led to even more energy expenditure."

However, a third study from The Netherlands found that perhaps not all active games meet recommended oxygen consumption - and energy expenditure - for children. The research team studied six gaming systems: Dance Dance Revolution, Wii Tennis, Eye-Toy Beach Volleyball, Xerbike, Lasersquash and Apartgame. Results showed that Wii tennis and Eye-Toy Beach Volleyball did not achieve the level of energy output recommended for children by health and fitness experts in The Netherlands, but the researchers are in consensus that some activity is better than no activity at all. They say future studies on active games should focus on long-term use, effects on weight control, and risks.

"Parents should search for the most active games possible for their kids, in order to get children in the habit of exercise," said Sanne de Vries, M.S., lead author on the study. "But any active game is going to be better for your child physically than a hand-held one."

The American College of Sports Medicine (http://www.acsm.org) is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 20,000 international, national, and regional members are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

The conclusions outlined in this news release are those of the researchers only, and should not be construed as an official statement of the American College of Sports Medicine.


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