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Most Members Are Just Big Kids – So Let ‘Em Play!

Have you ever been watching a sporting event and routing on your favorite team when suddenly the officials and the officiating become the story? Bad calls, missed fouls or penalties. It can be extremely frustrating to us as fans. We usually find ourselves screaming at the TV (like they can hear us) “Come on! Just let ‘em play!”

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I know you have been there. Any sports fan has been. But when it comes to the health and fitness industry, we are really starting to become the officials that everyone is screaming at. Think about it: we are trying More >

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Interactive Fitness Equipment

The word “Interactive” in the fitness industry has become so common that it could mean something as simple as walking on a treadmill and watching ESPN or a movie. True Interactive Fitness Equipment is much more. It is computer game technology to motivate, engage participation, and measure results, so that fitness training becomes a fun and entertaining experience.

What are the Benefits of Interactive Fitness Equipment?

Whether you are a school, park district / recreation center, YMCA, a private health club, or sports performance center, interactive fitness has a place sitting alongside conventional equipment. The reason for this is simple – interactive More >

GENYOUth Summit with Motion & Exergame

Wednesday, July 16, we will be at the 2014 GENYOUth Nutrition + Physical Activity Learning Connection Summit and Expo in Arlington, Texas!  The event bring together over 400 thought leaders in education, leaders in education, health/nutrition, academia, government, policy and the corporate and philanthropic sectors to advance the cause of healthier and higher achieving students. The Summit is presented in collaboration with the National Dairy Council (NDC), the National Football League (NFL), SHAPE America, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and United Way Metropolitan Dallas.

 

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SPARK and Motion Fitness

 

 

 

 

 

Our collaboration with SPARK is a match made in heaven!  SPARK (www.sparkpe.org) is a research-based organization that has dedicated their resources to promoting lifelong wellness.  They have an excellent track record developing innovative resources for physical educators and after school youth leaders, Pre-K through high school.

Great news!  Motion Fitness and SPARK are working together to help children and adolescents achieve a common goal, living a healthy lifestyle.  One example of how this is happening is via a partnership with our sister company, Exergame Fitness.  Together, Exergame Fitness and SPARK are bringing technology to the fitness world and making exercise effective More >

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Case Study on Exergaming for Kids with Behavioral Issues – Preliminary Report

By Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

In schools today students who engage in antisocial behaviors are a real challenge for teachers and administrators.  Too often these behaviors diminish a student’s ability to learn and often interrupt the education of others.  Many times teachers and schools apply restrictions to privileges, more seat time, anger management strategies, and suspensions as a remedy for these behaviors.  A few months ago I assisted a middle school with initiating an alternative to these traditional approaches for serving kids with a history of emotional, behavioral, and compliance issues.  The strategy was based on recent research showing that targeted exercise and More >