Recently, we reported on a study conducted in West Virginia that pointed out the benefits of playing Konami's Dance Dance Revolution game on a consistent basis (see BusinessWeek.com, 2/5/07, "Computer Games Are Good For Your Health"). While DDR and games like it have existed for years, the mainstream popularity of Nintendo's new Wii system may be taking the "exertainment" craze to the next level. Now the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), a teaching institution and certification agency for fitness trainers, has chimed in with its opinion on playing video games, most notably DDR and the Wii.
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