- The energy expenditure of an activity-promoting video game compared to sedentary video games and TV watchingNaim Mitre
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:689-95. 2011..In the present study we investigated the effect of television watching and the use of activity-promoting video games on energy expenditure in obese and lean children...
- Activity-promoting video games and increased energy expenditureLorraine Lanningham-Foster
Endocrine Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
J Pediatr 154:819-23. 2009..To test the hypothesis that both children and adults would expend more calories and move more while playing activity-promoting video games compared with sedentary video games...
- Pedometer accuracy for children: can we recommend them for our obese population?Naim Mitre
Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Pediatrics 123:e127-31. 2009..Our secondary hypothesis was that the accelerometer-based step-counter provides an accurate measure of walking steps in normal and overweight children...