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					Exergames
are
exercise?




     What did you say?

            2/4/08
             OLPH
            Grade 8
                  How are
                  they
                  exercise?
Purpose              Acknowledgement

 Which type of           My mom helped me
  activity makes your      find a top that is fun.
  heart rate higher?       Thanks Mom!
 Activities I did-
  jogging in place,
  jump roping, biking,
  Wii Fit, Wii Boxing,
  and Dance Dance
  Revolution
 Hypothesis- Jump
  roping will raise my
  heart rate more
  than the other
  activities
               Research Abstract
                     Exergames- “electronic
                      games that require the
                      player to be physically
                      active in order to control the
                      on-screen action,” says the
These are             Science Buddies website
types of             These games can help you
exergames             lose weight and keep you
                      healthy, but were originally
I used in my          made for entertainment
experiment.           and fun
                     They are the “hottest” thing
                      out there
                     They “trick” kids into
                      exercising
                     Research says that
                      exergames are considered
                      physical activities
                     Exercise is important to get
                      it in daily
Materials
 TV
 Wii Game System
 Wii Fit Game and Board – for
  Hula Hooping
 Wii Sports Game – for boxing
 Wii controllers and nunchuck
 Nintendo Game Cube System
 Nintendo Dance Dance
  Revolution Game and Mat
 Jump rope
 Bike
 Helmet
 Clock with Second Hand
  Timer
 Stove Timer
 Watch
 Computer
 Excel Software
     Controls and Variables
          Controls                 Variables
   Only tester               Change type of
   Test – 15 min.             exercise
   Take heart rate           Going to test each
    before and after           exercise 2 times
    each test                  (to find the
   Physically rest 30         average heart
    min. before each test      rate)
   Test will be done on a
    flat surface
Method
   1.   Rested for the
        experiment (30 min.)
   2.   Took heart rate – put
        my results into the
        computer
   3.   Did my experiment (15
        min.) – I timed myself
        while doing this
   4.   Took heart rate – put
        my results in the
        computer
   5.   I then repeated my
        process
Science Project Experiment Records - Exergames vs. Physical Activities


                          First Test Results

Activity:                 Wii Hula Hooping            Wii Boxing      Dance Dance           Jogging              Biking               Jump roping
                                                                      Revolution

Date                      11/30/2008                  12/7/2008       11/30/2008            12/7/2008            12/7/2008            12/7/2008

Time started              7:27 p.m.                   1:53 p.m.       8:43 p.m.             1:00 p.m.            12:15 p.m.           7:45 p.m.

Time ended                7:43 p.m.                   2:08 p.m.       8:58 p.m.             1:15 p.m.            12:30 p.m.           8:00 p.m.

Heart rate before (in a   68 heart beats per minute   80 heart        76 heart beats per    88 heart beats per   64 heart beats per   92 heart beats per
minute)                                               beats per       minute                minute               minute               minute
                                                      minute

Heart rate after (in a    96 heart beats per minute   132 heart       124 heart beats per   116 heart beats      152 heart beats      112 heart beats
minute)                                               beats per       minute                per minute           per minute           per minute
                                                      minute


                          Second Test Results

Activity                  Wii Hula Hooping      Wii Boxing            Dance Dance           Jogging              Biking               Jump roping
                                                                      Revolution

Date                      12/7/2008             12/7/2008             12/7/2008             12/7/2008            12/7/2008            12/7/2008

Time started              8:30 p.m.             6:02 p.m.             2:42 p.m.             5:03 p.m.            3:30 p.m.            9:15 p.m.

Time ended                8:45 p.m.             6:17 p.m.             2: 57 p.m.            5:18 p.m.            3:45 p.m.            9:30 p.m.

Heart rate before (in a   72 heart beats per    76 heart beats per    88 heart beats per    80 heart beats per   84 heart beats per   84 heart beats per
minute)                   minute                minute                minute                minute               minute               minute

Heart rate after (in a    124 heart beats per   112 heart beats per   132 heart beats per   128 heart beats      136 heart beats      140 heart beats
minute)                   minute                minute                minute                per minute           per minute           per minute

                          Average of First and Second Test Results

Activity                  Wii Hula Hooping      Wii Boxing            Dance Dance           Jogging              Biking               Jump roping
                                                                      Revolution

Average heart rate in a   70 heart beats per    78 heart beats per    82 heart beats per    84 heart beats per   74 heart beats per   88 heart beats per
minute overall (before)   minute                minute                minute                minute               minute               minute

Average heart rate in a   110 heart beats per   122 heart beats per   128 heart beats per   122 heart beats      144 heart beats      126 heart beats
minute overall (after)    minute                minute                minute                per minute           per minute           per minute
                  Results
 Biking raised my
  heart rate – this was
  a physical activity
 Dance Dance
  Revolution came in
  2nd place – this was
  an exergame
 This goes to show
  people that
  exergames can raise
  your heart rate
  enough to be
  considered physical
  activities
Conclusion
      People now have
       more options for
       exercise
      They have
       exergames they can
       enjoy
      They won‟t get bored
       doing the same old
       work out routine
       everyday
      Exergames will help
       people stay healthy
       and fit
                Synthesis
 You have now
  figured out that
  exergames are a
  type of exercise
 Exercise is
  something you do
  daily
 By playing an
  exergame, you are
  getting your exercise
  in for the day
 Go out and get an
  exergame!
                     Bibliographies
   http://www.robbinssports.com/sporting-goods-store/images/2-lb-weighted-blue-jump-rope
   http://www.wiisworld.com/images/wii-logo.jpg
   http://www.electricpig.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/wii-fit-logo.jpg
   http://www.nwii.co.cc/2008/06/boxing-gloves/
   http://www.bornrich.org/images/dancing-arcade_12.jpg
   http://blog.pricegrabber.co.uk/buttonsmasher/files/2008/10/nintendo-wii-console.jpg
   http://www.gamingaccessories.co.cc/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/new-nintendo-wii-fit-n-
    balance-board-game.jpg
   http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/videogames/detail-page/B000IMYKQ0-1-lg.jpg
   http://adventures.ngenres.com/screens/146/gamecube.jpg
   Lieberman, Debra A. “Dance Games and Other Exergames: What Research the Says.” Apr.
    2006. University of California, Santa Barbara. 25 Oct. 2008
    http://www.comn.ucsb.edu/faculty/lieberman/exergames.htm.
   “Sweating the Score: Can Video Games Be a Form of Exercise?” Science Buddies. 2002.
    Kenneth Lafferty Hess Family Charitable Foundation. 25 Oct. 2008
    http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-
    projects/project_ideas/games_p013.shtml?fav....
   “Working up a sweat with „exergaming‟” MSN. 2008. Microsoft. 25 Oct. 2008
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6808003/wid/11915829.
   Clark, Bridget. “Send kids outside to play, for two minutes.” Newsvine. 2005. Newsvine Inc.
    26 Oct. 2008 http://exergames.newsvine.com/_news/2008/09/22/1895413-send-kids-outisde-
    to-play-for-two-minutes-.

				
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