As a precursor to the upcoming Games for Health event in Boston we sat down with Professor Stephen Yang of SUNY Cortland, NY to discuss the potential benefits of active gaming and why he see’s it to be such a valuable tool.

1.      What made you choose to work with Exergaming?

Exergaming came to me after teaching many years at the school and college levels.  Seeing youngsters engaging in moderate and sometimes vigorous physical activity was a no-brainer.  As a teacher, you use numerous methods to engage the learner and exergames are no different than using a theme-based game/unit or a different piece More >