Definitions

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  • n. The playing of video games that also provide the player with physical exercise.

Etymologies

Blend of exercise and gaming (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So-called exergaming can result in energy expenditure well above walking 3 mph on a treadmill, researchers have found.

    CNET News.com

  • The trend called "exergaming" combines video games with exercise.

    CNN Transcript Dec 1, 2007

  • Company executives insist that "exergaming" or "exertainment" -- the marriage of physical exercise and video gaming -- is becoming a hot new niche, and the most bullish aficionados say it might even help reduce the nation's obesity epidemic.

    Play to Get Fit -- New Concept?

  • The Y is opening a new "exergaming" room at 12: 30 p.m. Saturday.

    Times Record News Stories

  • Games for Health 2010 will feature over 40 sessions from 60 speakers covering topics such as exergaming, rehabilitation, physical therapy, disease management, health behavior change, medical training, nutrition and health education.

    Gamasutra Feature Articles

  • The "exergaming" system being developed is based around shadow boxing against a computer opponent.

    BBC Tees | Tees

  • The American Horsepower Challenge is part of a trend known as "exergaming" that incorporates real-world movement into video games to bring an effective, fun solution to a serious issue affecting families across the nation.

    Phoenix Arizona Real Estate Local News and Business Directory

  • But will MS be jumping on the 'exergaming' bandwagon, like EA, following the success of Wii Fit?

    Computer And Video Games

  • "exergaming" via programs like "Wii Fit" and "Dance Dance Revolution," kicked off an interest that gave rise to Nia, Zumba, hip hop, samba and rumba, and even old-style fox trot classes.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • But the Nintendo Wii and Dance Dance Revolution have brought “exergaming” to the masses—and with the development of Wii Fit, game makers were finally making the statement that a gaming experience could actually be good for you.

    The Flex Diet

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