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Exergaming, sometimes called exertainment is the fusion of exercise and playing games, or having fun and gaining exercise at the same time. The term was coined to refer to video gaming which is specifically designed to burn calories as well.

This directly contradicts the stereotypical image presented by both video gaming and full immersion VR.

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August 23 in Seattle the day before the Penny Arcade Expo
Games for Health Day Seattle runs from 9am-7pm including a networking reception and is located at the Hotel Deca (4507 Brooklyn Avenue, NE).

Games for Health Da...

May 9, 2006
Los Angeles, California

Davidson Executive Conference Center
3415 South Figueroa Street :: Los Angeles, California 90089

The Games for Health Project, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, T...

Thursday, December 4, 2008,
Rice University, Duncan Hall, Houston, Texas, USA

The Games for Health Project Announces a one day event for Houston, TX. This regional event offers a chance to get a great introduction to ...

May 18-19 2011
Harborside, Boston, USA

The 7th Annual Games for Health Conference is gearing up! On May 18-19 join hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and leading researchers to discover, brainstorm, and...

October 24th & 25th 2011
Concert Hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Starting in 2011 the conference will happen exclusively in Europe for the next 5 years. Games for Health Europe is an official licensing partner of Games ...