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Wii Games Get Seniors Moving

Thursday, 10 Jun 2010 08:10 AM


Video games like Nintendo's Wii Sports may help seniors shed pounds. New research reported by HealthDay found that video games provide a good exercise option for seniors whose options to participate in real sports are limited.

"Given that 40 percent of older-adult females and 30 [percent] of males ages 70 and above do not participate in any significant physical activity, this population faces growing health challenges," Elizabeth Orsega-Smith, associate professor of health, nutrition, and exercise sciences at the University of Delaware, said in a news release. "For otherwise sedentary people, games like the Wii offer an enjoyable way to become more active and more healthy."

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Video games like Nintendo's Wii Sports may help seniors shed pounds. New research reported by HealthDay found that video games provide a good exercise option for seniors whose options to participate in real sports are limited.
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