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New Zamzee for Groups Program Curriculum Helps Instructors Increase Youth Physical Activity
Date:11/21/2013

ies make the changes necessary to lead healthier lifestyles. The vision of Zamzee Co. is that technology can be incorporated into these programs to make them more relevant and appealing to kids. Research by HopeLab and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms this approach works: kids using Zamzee in a randomized, controlled study boosted their physical activity levels by 59 percent compared to a control group. The study also showed other outcomes including a positive impact on LDL cholesterol and glycated hemoglobin, key biomarkers for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

“We use game-based technology to improve health outcomes because we believe that if you lead with fun, health will follow,” said Lance Henderson, CEO of Zamzee Co. “The new Program Curriculum provides a framework that makes it easy for health educators to implement our research-proven technology and make their programs more fun and appealing for today’s kids. Engaging kids through fun technology like Zamzee can increase the overall impact of the program on kids’ health.”

The Zamzee for Groups Program Curriculum is available to hospital, school and non-profit programs using Zamzee for Groups for programs of 25 or more participants. To find out more and download a free preview, go to http://www.zamzee.com/curriculum.

About Zamzee:
Zamzee is a social enterprise on a mission to make it easier for tweens and families to be more physically active. The Zamzee meter and motivational website is the result of several years of research and design based on feedback from kids and families. The Zamzee meter i
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