Couch potatoes to jumping beans: A pilot study of the effect of active video games on physical activity in children

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Jull Andrew; Jiang Yannan; Maddison Ralph; Ni Mhurchu Cliona; Prapavessis Harry; Rodgers Anthony;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, volume 5, issue 1, pages 8-8 (issn: 1479-5868, eissn: 1479-5868)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-5-8, pmc: PMC2254648
  • Subject: Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases | Medicine (miscellaneous) | Short Paper | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | RC620-627 | Nutrition and Dietetics

<p>Abstract</p> <p/> <p>The primary objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of active video games on children's physical activity levels.</p> <p>Twenty children (mean ± SD age = 12 ± 1.5 years; 40% female) were randomised to receive either an active vid... View more
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