Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A Workout With Wii Fit May Help Improve COPD

Over the years video games have outgrown their reputation of being just for kids, and they’re now generally considered entertainment for people of all ages. But a new study shows that thanks to the game Wii Fit, they may also be considered as exercise and physical therapy equipment. An article from explains:

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may benefit from exercising at home with Nintendo’s Wii Fit video game, a new study finds.

The video game may make working out more enjoyable and thus encourage the type of physical activities that help people with breathing problems, Connecticut researchers say.

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