Active video games could be good for kids

September 25, 2012 2:09:28 PM PDT
A new study finds active video games in which a child moves around can help your kids be active.

The study finds active video games can result in an increased heart rate, in which children use more oxygen and expend more energy. Compared to other video games where kids stay on the couch, the active games encourage movement and help children increase their physical activity levels- at least in the short-term.

The study appears in the journal archives of Pediatrics And Adolescent Medicine.

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