Video Games Can Help Your Child Get Active

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By Molly Clifton

A small new study shows the latest generation of video games, where players move along to the action, can make a child more physically active at home.

Researchers in Australia found children who were given the newer devices instead of the traditional models boosted their physical activity levels by about three minutes a day.

They also reduced their time spent sitting around by six minutes.

The study’s authors call the findings small but significant.



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