• By Jeff Olsen

Mayo Clinic Minute: Active Games a Game Changer?

July 21, 2016

a hand holding a mobile smart phone playing a Pokeman Go gameIf you want to play Pokémon Go, you have to move. It's called active gaming, and one Mayo Clinic doctor thinks the concept could be the nudge that gamers need to shake up what can be a sedentary lifestyle.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. James Levine, author of Get Up!: Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It, explains why he believes, for some, this move-or-lose gaming could be the health opportunity of a lifetime. Jeff Olsen reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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