TITLE

Making the Grade: Games consoles

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;9/3/2009, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of the National Healthy Schools Programme's games consoles in working with children and young people with little or no interest in physical activity in Great Britain. It notes that the pupils spend an average of 13.5 hours each week on computer activities. It points out that Nintendo Wii and PSX Dance Mats are used during break times and lunch hours.
ACCESSION #
44327741

 

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