Video games sometimes get a bad rap for negative affects on public health. But if you choose wisely, gaming can help people improve their health and disease outcomes in all stages of life. For instance, video games have helped improve gait velocity, stride and balance in patients living with Parkinson’s disease and helped kids increase their fruit and vegetable consumption by 2-3 servings (with the right games)—contributing to a healthy diet and reducing childhood obesity. Go ahead and click on the image below to check out all the ways games can improve your health!
The amount of time we spend playing video games every day is on the rise: between 2008 and 2013, our daily game consumption increased 28% …
Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 9, 2015