Sport Games

Who want to lose weight, coming even experts not with such resounding success at the ‘real’ sports not as Nintendo did the video game console Wii introduced public, three years ago. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from Samuel “Sam” Mikulak. Also Wii Sports, a collection of sports games, finds ready market. Many packs of sportsmanship, bowling, golfing, swimming or boxes when they play baseball or tennis in the living room before the own TV against the console. Scientists have now examined the training effect of such virtual sports games. With countertactics result.

The shopping portal shopping.de informed. Sports”for the Nintendo Wii is just one of many sporting new developments with high fun factor, investigated by the sports scientist Klaus Volker. Belly – and cross trainers, as well as trampolines have already found their way in his laboratory. His team of the Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster wants to find out whether the manufacturer can actually keep their sporting commitments. But scientists have 40 untrained men and women on the console sports drift away. Could appear in the result, that the games offer little real training stimuli.

15 minutes, the subjects should play any sport. In the case of tennis, but this meant that the test players due to play internal downtime only about seven minutes were effectively active. The Boxer came on nine minutes, the four fighters only to five minutes. The heart rate was not significantly different sleep training stimuli are accordingly almost. So, the fitness games cannot replace real sports. Just unathletic or elderly people could be brought to the real sport but gentle. Because the entertainment value of the games is finally enormously high. More information: press / contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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