Madison Crisler

Major: Fitness Management and Personal Training
School of Health and Human Sciences

Active Gaming: Modifying Games to Improve Fitness

Obesity is an ongoing issue in America, and typically can be traced back to lack of physical activity and exercise. We are looking to see if Active Video games can stimulate the physiological benefits associated with exercise. We are using the Xbox Kinect which is a gaming console with a camera that lets you play interactive games, but without a controller.