UnitedHealth conducted a study on kids who are overweight and surprisingly, with the program, the kids lost weight. In the JOIN for ME study, and in conjunction with a diet, a good number of kids lost some pounds. The game “Kinnect Sports” was introduced in the middle of the study and would exercise in front of their XBOX 360.
Here is the article that came out in March:
What a wonderful way to reduce obesity in kids: play video games!