“Active Video Games Can Battle Childhood Obesity”

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Although video games are often viewed in a negative context, for possibly keeping kids from participating in physical activity, researchers from George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services in Washington, D.C., are finding that active video games may provide a new avenue for kids to participate in physical activity. Already many schools have begun to use interactive video games as part of their curriculum.

http://news.discovery.com/human/health/active-video-games-can-battle-childhood-obesity-130108.htm

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