By: Darlene Campos
Published in University of Houston’s – The Daily Cougar
HHP offers class to help students stay fit by using video games
A fresh approach to fitness is now offered at the University of Houston.
Nintendo Wii studio has been established at Garrison Gym with the purpose of keeping students in a healthy lifestyle. The program also creates room for technological influence.
“It’s primarily about the Wii fitness,” Health and Human Performance department chair Charles Layne said.
“Part of the driving goal is to capture students who may, for whatever reason, not be interested in signing up for a traditional physical activity course, but they might be comfortable interacting with technology.”
Students who do not enjoy heavy weightlifting or rigorous running may find appeal in the Wii exercise program….Click here to read the rest of this article