Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Study: Comparison of MVPA while playing DDR and EyeToy

The goal of one this exergame study was to compare the amount of time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) intensities in youngsters who play DDR and EyeToy Play. Overall, participants spent significantly more time in MVPA while playing DDR when compared to EyeToy, 80.84% to 53.45% respectively.

Yang, S.P. & Foley, J.T. Comparison of MVPA while playing DDR and EyeToy. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79 (1 Supplement), A-17.

[Also available at Digiplay Initiative]

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