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ABC Radio Interview with Exergaming Australia

EGA was recently interviewed by an ABC journalist for their Afternoon program and in association with the TasFit initiative. Our XSITE Entertainment Fitness ...
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The Fitness Revolution: A Video Game Makes Gym Class Fun Again

The Fitness Revolution: A Video Game Makes Gym Class Fun Again | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

Energy Boost: Fifth-grade students at Los Angeles's Marvin Avenue Elementary School exercise by playing Machine Dance (DDR). Credit: Clare Kleinedler It's 10:30 A.M.


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The Exergaming Files (Episode 1)

Industry experts Richard Coshott and Brett Young take you through this week's highly opinionated view of the world of exergaming. - What is Exergaming? - Ran...
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Professional Exergaming to our Communites - ABC Interview with Exergaming Australia

Professional Exergaming to our Communites - ABC Interview with Exergaming Australia | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

Exergaming Australia (EGA) was recently interviewed by an ABC Radio journalist who heard about our unique and exciting form of group fitness. EGA is pioneering instructor led, commercial grade, large group exergaming solutions in Australia.

The interview is a great insight into what Machine Dance group fitness is achieving at our XSITE Fitness Centre in Hobart, Tasmania. http://youtu.be/9rZsFUxje0c

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The XSITE Exergaming centre is now over 4 Million steps and likely to double this step count by the end of the year! Incredible result for an exergaming cross generational fitness system brand new to Australia!!
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Second exergame for Wii U announced: Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013

Second exergame for Wii U announced: Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013 | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Yesterday I wrote about Wii Fit U, the new edition of Wii Fit for the upcoming Wii U console.  Its chief competitor will be Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013, which brings the Your Shape exergame se...
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WiiPop(ping) Kinect: The Future of Dance #Exergames

WiiPop(ping) Kinect: The Future of Dance #Exergames | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

As in all games especially exergames, so much of the gameplay will be predicated on actual dance skill proficiency.... so someone like me who can't pop and lock - would be terrible at it - but I know...


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Exergaming Multiplayer Record

Exergaming Multiplayer Record | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

One of the newest sports in the world, Machine Dance, is growing in popularity in all the farthest reaches of the planet. The southern most state of Australia, Tasmania, see two new superstars of the sport, reach perfect scores together at the same time (song)! Check it out on facebook at: www.facebook.com/exergames

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Pedal-powered table charges devices in meetings - almost an exergame

Pedal-powered table charges devices in meetings - almost an exergame | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
WeWatt's modular WeBike table uses the power of its users to generate electricity for devices such as laptops and cell phones during meetings, as well as providing gentle exercise.
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Kinect Fit Play exercise tracking in works (exergaming metrics)

Kinect Fit Play exercise tracking in works (exergaming metrics) | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Microsoft will reportedly launch exercise tracking system with a heart rate monitor for Kinect.
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Promoting health and fitness through exergames

Promoting Health and Fitnessthrough Exergames:A Content Analysis of Wii Fit Kristina Ticknor Communications Consultant (RT @slideshare: 'Promoting health and fitness through exergames' is featured on our homepage.)...
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Active Play PALA+ The President's Exergaming Challenge

Active Play PALA+ The President's Exergaming Challenge | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA+) will be used as a tool to encourage video gamers to track their activity levels as they work towards earning the award. You can be part of this initiative as well. Join us at: https://www.presidentschallenge.org/activity/groups-home.php?groupNumber=940294&tab=members#module-top


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Team Action Zone's Kari Laurila on leaving Nokia to pioneer location-based exergames | interview | Team Action Zone news | PocketGamer.biz

Team Action Zone's Kari Laurila on leaving Nokia to pioneer location-based exergames | interview | Team Action Zone news | PocketGamer.biz | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Kari Laurila decided to leave his job as head of Nokia Japan's R&D. He wasn't leaving empty handed though. He had 16 years of experience and a prototype in his pocket.
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Fun and exergames: Not just for kids anymore

Fun and exergames: Not just for kids anymore | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Doctors often say that the best form of physical activity is the one you'll do consistently.
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Gaming healthcare: How Microsoft Kinect is revolutionizing the future of rehab

Gaming healthcare: How Microsoft Kinect is revolutionizing the future of rehab | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Two ambitious new projects are using the Microsoft Kinect in creative ways to improve rehabilitation for recovering stroke victims.

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Exergames a great tool to improve physcial and mental health!

Exergames a great tool to improve physcial and mental health! | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
This could be your brain on video games: getting smarter, feeling stronger.
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Exergaming and Machine Dance in Seniors Health In Australia

NeuRA's Dr Stuart Smith has developed a health tool based on dance dance revolution technology. The dance mat is a falls prevention exercise and promotes bal...
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Australian research into Exergaming for the Elderly

Australian research into Exergaming for the Elderly | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
Usually its teenagers and blokes that get blamed for being addicted to video games. Yet it seems that a console and a controller could be the key at getting seniors up and moving.
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Arcade Heroes – Light Trikes Brings TRON and Exer-gaming into one

Arcade Heroes – Light Trikes Brings TRON and Exer-gaming into one | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

Light Trikes Brings TRON and Exer-gaming into one. When TRON Legacy came out back at the end of 2010, a lot of us were excited about it along with some of the arcade stuff being pushed as a part of the marketing for the ...

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Exergaming 101 Class

Exergaming 101 Class | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
LISLE, IL. – The Bulls/Sox Academy announced that they will be hosting an Exergaming event for kids. The Exergaming 101 session will be held at the Bulls/Sox Academy, located in Lisle at 6200 Riverbend Dr.Do you love playing video games?
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The Benefits of Exergaming for Kids / Fitness / Exercises

The Benefits of Exergaming for Kids / Fitness / Exercises | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

Exergaming can be played when kids have their friends over. It can also be a family activity, facilitating family bonding, because exergaming has options for all ability levels and ages. Playing against other people promotes competition and therefore offers more of an incentive to exercise.

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CHI 2012 - Movement-Based Gameplay (Exergaming Presentations)

CHI 2012 - Movement-Based Gameplay (Exergaming Presentations) | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

4 recent studies showing the affects of exergaming across our populations particularly showing the positive benefits of exergames for the Elderly and for cross generational participation.

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Kids’ physical activity powers online game (Exergaming in Schools)

Kids’ physical activity powers online game (Exergaming in Schools) | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
TORONTO, Ontario – Jurmaine Dowe detaches his digital pedometer and inserts it into the docking station, and it’s not long before a flurry of colourful graphics pop up and saturate the computer screen.
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Exergaming Australia | Facebook

Exergaming Australia | Facebook | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it

"Exergaming is family centric, so give mum an exergame this Mother's Day, have a blast and get some fitness too boot!"

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Nexersys Full Body Exergame

Nexersys Full Body Exergame | ExerGaming Australia | Scoop.it
This is cool! :) Nexersys iPower Trainer interactive fitness machine! (This is cool! :) Nexersys iPower Trainer interactive fitness machine!
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