Active Videogames Aren’t Exercise for Kids

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A study by the journal Pediatrics found that active videogames like Wii Sports or Dance Dance Revolution don’t actually get kids exercising. The group of 9 to 12-year-olds handed active games didn’t exercise any more than those playing games with their thumbs. Turns out it’s not exercise if you don’t try. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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