Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

Exergaming

Active video/arcade games (exergaming) and energy expenditure in college students

APA Reference: 

Siegel, S. R., Haddock, B. L., Dubois, A. M., & Wilkin, L. D. (2009). Active video/arcade games (exergaming) and energy expenditure in college students. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2(3), 165-174. 

Author(s): 
Siegel, S. R.
Haddock, B. L.
Dubois, A. M.
Wilkin, L. D.
Year: 
2009
Journal: 
International Journal of Exercise Science
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

Social Tags:
Biology
CDATA
Exercise physiology
Exergaming
Health
Medicine
XML

Industry Term:
energy

Game platform:
Exercise Equipment

Publication type:
Journal Article

Target Population:
Young Adults

Tags for: Active video/arcade games (exergaming) and energy expenditure in college students

Exercise and Fitness, Biology, CDATA, Exercise physiology, Exergaming, Health, Medicine, XML, energy, Exercise Equipment, Journal Article, Young Adults

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A comparison of exergaming to traditional video games on children's mood, attention, and short-term memory

APA Reference: 

Russell, W. D. (2009). A comparison of exergaming to traditional video games on children's mood, attention, and short-term memory. Missouri Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 19, 77-88. 

Author(s): 
Russell, W. D.
Year: 
2009
Journal: 
Missouri Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
Health topic:
Cognition
Exercise and Fitness

Social Tags:
CDATA
Exergaming
Technology
Video game
XML

Target Population:
Children
Young Children

Game platform:
Game Console

Publication type:
Journal Article

Company:
Missouri Journal
Russell

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Tags for: A comparison of exergaming to traditional video games on children's mood, attention, and short-term memory

Cognition, Exercise and Fitness, CDATA, Exergaming, Technology, Video game, XML, Children, Young Children, Game Console, Journal Article, Missouri Journal, Russell, Technology

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The effects of exergaming on physical activity among inactive students in a physical education classroom

APA Reference: 

Fogel, V. A., Miltenberger, R. G., Graves, R., & Koehler, S. (2010). The effects of exergaming on physical activity among inactive students in a physical education classroom. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, 43(4), 591-600.

DOI: 
10.1901/jaba.2010.43-591
Author(s): 
Fogel, V. A.
Miltenberger, R. G.
Graves, R.
Koehler, S.
Year: 
2010
Journal: 
Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

Social Tags:
Academia
Behaviorism
CDATA
Exergaming
Philosophy of mind
Robert Fogel
Science
XML

Position:
Author

Target Population:
Children

Game platform:
Game Console

Publication type:
Journal Article

Tags for: The effects of exergaming on physical activity among inactive students in a physical education classroom

Exercise and Fitness, Academia, Behaviorism, CDATA, Exergaming, Philosophy of mind, Robert Fogel, Science, XML, Author, Children, Game Console, Journal Article

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Can exergaming contribute to improving physical activity levels and health outcomes in children?

APA Reference: 

Daley, A. J. (2009). Can exergaming contribute to improving physical activity levels and health outcomes in children? Pediatrics, 124(2), 763-771.

DOI: 
10.1542/peds.2008-2357
Author(s): 
Daley, A. J.
Year: 
2009
Journal: 
Pediatrics
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

Position:
Author

Social Tags:
CDATA
Exergaming
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Physical exercise

Target Population:
Children

Game platform:
Game Console

Publication type:
Journal Article

Tags for: Can exergaming contribute to improving physical activity levels and health outcomes in children?

Exercise and Fitness, Author, CDATA, Exergaming, Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, Physical exercise, Children, Game Console, Journal Article

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Comparison of acute exercise responses beween conventional video gaming and isometric resistance exergaming

APA Reference: 

Bonetti, A. J., Drury, D. D., Danoff, J. V., & Miller, T. A. (2010). Comparison of acute exercise responses beween conventional video gaming and isometric resistance exergaming. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(7), 1799-1803.

DOI: 
10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181bab4a8
Author(s): 
Bonetti, A. J.
Drury, D. D.
Danoff, J. V.
Miller, T. A.
Year: 
2010
Journal: 
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

Social Tags:
CDATA
Exergaming
Physical exercise

Company:
Drury D. D.

Target Population:
General Audience

Publication type:
Journal Article

Tags for: Comparison of acute exercise responses beween conventional video gaming and isometric resistance exergaming

Exercise and Fitness, CDATA, Exergaming, Physical exercise, Drury D. D., General Audience, Journal Article

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Energy cost of exergaming: A comparison of the energy cost of 6 forms of exergaming

APA Reference: 

Bailey, B. W. & McInnis, K. (2011). Energy cost of exergaming: A comparison of the energy cost of 6 forms of exergaming. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 165(7), 597-602.

Author(s): 
Bailey, B. W.
McInnis, K.
Year: 
2011
Journal: 
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Game genre:
Sports

Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness
Obesity and Weight Loss

Social Tags:
Adolescent medicine
AMP Energy
CDATA
Energy
Exergaming
Medicine
Physics
XML

Target Population:
Children
Pre-Teens

Industry Term:
energy

Publication type:
Journal Article

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Location:
United States

Tags for: Energy cost of exergaming: A comparison of the energy cost of 6 forms of exergaming

Sports, Exercise and Fitness, Obesity and Weight Loss, Adolescent medicine, AMP Energy, CDATA, Energy, Exergaming, Medicine, Physics, XML, Children, Pre-Teens, energy, Journal Article, Multi-Platform, United States

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The Exergame Network (TEN)

"TEN is a not-for-profit and non-affiliated Games for Health advocacy promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by combining video games technologies and exercise, known as Exergaming. TEN is an international collaboration of dedicated health and fitness practitioners, exergame developers, researchers and clinicians, health and fitness entrepreneurs and passionate individuals devoted to highlighting the best solutions offered by exergaming."

Game genre:
Music/Dance
Sports

Social Tags:
CDATA
Exercise
Exergaming
Personal life
Physical exercise
Technology

Organization expertise:
Exercise and Physical Activity
Interactive Entertainment
Public Health
Sports and Athletics

Services:
Fitness and Training Resources

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://www.exergamenetwork.org

Game platform:
Multi-Platform

Organization type:
Non-Profit

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Jackie Chan Studio Fitness POWERBOXING

Jackie Chan Studio Fitness Powerboxing is a Xavix exergame designed to help players workout while engaging in interactive boxing.

Game genre:
Sports

Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase

Social Tags:
CDATA
Chinese people
Cinema of China
Cinema of Hong Kong
Exergaming
Hong Kong people
Jackie Chan
Personal trainer
Sports
Technology
XaviXPort gaming console

Game platform:
Game Console

Target Population:
General Audience

Person:
Jackie Chan


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ExerGame Lab

Image: 
Description: 

A blog by Stephen Yang, “an assistant professor at SUNY Cortland who researches the effectiveness of using exergames and electronic games for healthy benefits.” ExerGame Lab explores the health benefits of exergaming and gives users the opportunity to read and create blogs pertaining to health, fitness, and electronic games.

Organization: 
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness
Health Care and Medicine

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
Academia
CDATA
Document
Exergaming
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
State University of New York at Cortland
Technology
Video game

Position:
assistant professor

Resource type:
Blog

Target Population:
General Audience

Game platform:
Internet

Person:
Stephen Yang

Organization:
SUNY

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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EXERGAME

Image: 
Description: 

A blog dedicated to presenting and discussing recent news and information related to exergaming. Topics include trends, services, advancements, and prototypes.

Creator: 
sonjak
Timo Kyntäjä
Health topic:
Exercise and Fitness

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Resource type:
Blog
News Source

Social Tags:
CDATA
Document
Exergaming
Technology
XML

Target Population:
General Audience

URL:
http://exergame.blogspot.com

Game platform:
Internet

Calais Document Category:
Technology


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