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Wii (not as) Fit as going outside


Pedersen, SJ, Wii (not as) Fit as going outside, Drive on Wednesday, ABC Radio Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, 27 September 2017, 4pm-4.06.55 pm (2017) [Media Interview]

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Active video games or exergames have been all the rage as they promote the physical player activity of mimicked sport.

As a result heath an physical education teachers have used this technology in the classroom to encourage their students to move however, research from the University of Tasmania has found these exergames should not replace physical education.

DR SCOTT PEDERSEN, Senior Lecturer in Motor Behaviour at the University of Tasmania, spoke to Louise Saunders about the research.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:exergames, motor development, motor control
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Sports science and exercise
Research Field:Motor control
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and instruction technologies
UTAS Author:Pedersen, SJ (Dr Scott Pedersen)
ID Code:121439
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-09-28
Last Modified:2017-10-11

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