I’ve long felt that one of the biggest privileges of being in the field of exercise science is that what we (sports scientists, that is) study is relevant to just about everyone. If botanists have flowers and gardens, if astronomers have planets and stars, then sports scientists have…performance, and weight loss. For almost three years […]
Computer Games continued
First of all, a happy and prosperous New Year to everyone! We hope that 2008, an Olympic Year, brings everyone some Olympian success and prosperity! I trust that all are recovered from their New Year celebrations, perhaps you’ve even jotted down some resolutions for 2008? Here’s to making them last at least a week! Just […]
Weight loss and computer games Part 2
Earlier today I did a . The study found that Wii games, which are “active” and involve simulated hand and body movements by the players, burn more energy than the chosen X-Box 360 game (Project Gotham Racing). This has led to the inevitable marketing suggestion that Wii should form part of a weight loss strategy […]
Weight loss and Nintendo Wii
It’s been a quiet period for us over the last week, but we’re sure you understand! If you are anything like us, you’ve been relieved to you open your e-mail inbox to see nothing but a few junk emails, none of which require thought as you hit ‘delete’ (We hope that this email, if you’re […]
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