exergaming


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exergaming

(ˈɛksəˌɡeɪmɪŋ)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) the playing of video games that require rigorous physical exercise and are intended as a work-out, such as those in which players race a virtual bicycle on-screen by pedalling a simulator resembling an exercise bike
[C21: from exercise + gaming]
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Effects of virtual reality training (exergaming) compared to alternative exercise training and passive control on standing balance and functional mobility in healthy community-dwelling seniors: A meta-analytical review.
Exergaming as a Viable Therapeutic Tool to Improve Static and Dynamic Balance among Older Adults and People with Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
"Exergaming" - computer gaming that involves physical movement - is g" games achieve activity levels of moderate intensity, which meets guidelines for health and fitness," says Mark Griffiths, a psychologist and gaming expert.
The results of the GameSquad trial are available online and will be published in an upcoming Special Issue of the journal Pediatric Obesity in a scientific paper titled: "Home-based exergaming among children with overweight and obesity: a randomized clinical trial."
"Exergaming" May Help Improve Thinking, Memory Among Older Adults
A retorica da Exergaming. In: Artes Digitais e conferencia de culturas, Dezembro de 2005.
Originating between the years 2000 and 2005, exergaming is defined as playing interactive video games using physical exertion as a form of exercise: exer (cise) plus gaming (Dictionary.com, 2016; Nawaz et al., 2015).
Rochester, "The role of exergaming in Parkinson's disease rehabilitation: a systematic review of the evidence," Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, vol.
Kwan, "Effectiveness of exergaming training in reducing risk and incidence of falls in frail older adults with a history of falls," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
Correspondingly, three different VR exergaming scenarios were created (Figure 5).