exertainment

exertainment

(ˌɛksəˈteɪnmənt)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) another name for exergaming
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In the realm of physical exercise and fitness, a new technological concept has emerged referred to as exertainment or exergaming.
We searched for the following words and phrases: "active computer games," "exergaming," "computer games and exercise," "Nintendo," "Wii," "Playstation," "Xbox," "Kinect," "Dance Dance Revolution," "EyeToy," "injuries," "energy expenditure," "Playstation Move," "Wiihab," "Wiiitis," "Wiihabilitation," "active video games," "active gaming," "exertainment," and "new-generation computer games." We reviewed only exercise and rehabilitation studies that used adult participants ([greater than or equal to] 18 years old).
Proponents believe the use of "exertainment" or "exer-games" may be a key toward increasing regular physical activity and battling excess weight gain (Mhurchu et al., 2008).
"The basic device will ultimately provide 'exertainment' for wheelchair users."