With my research for my assignment and the thought of using Wiifit I thought Id share with you something called Exergames. Exergames are video-games combined with fitness. My example being Wii fit but there are many more!
Exergame Fitness is leading a new movement incorporating technology into fitness. It engages people to exercise through the use of gaming. Exergaming, or exercise games, is the newest way to kick yourself into better health, quite literally.What a great way to entice gamers or kids to exercise. In this technological driven world we live in now, this is something we need to look into! We need to stop fighting technology and find ways it can enhance learning for today’s youth! Exergaming offers all the traditional benefits of traditional methods of exercise including social and cognitive aspects.
According to the American Council on Exercise, the University of Massachusetts Department of Exercise and Health Sciences and other Universities and studies, this actually works!! Check out this site if you want more info!