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Effects of Playing Video Games on Energy Balance

2014-08-27 03:18:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to examine the effects of playing video games on various components of energy balance and substrate metabolism as well as on glucose homeostasis and relevant hormonal systems that might be involved in the underlying mechanisms.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

1-hour video game play

Location

University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Denmark
DK-1958

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Copenhagen

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:01-0400

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Used with articles which include video files or clips, or for articles which are entirely video.

Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.

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