Physical Activity Project—DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION Ann E. Maloney, MD 2-2-05 Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Division THANKS to: Dr. Bishop Dr. Bethea Team DANCER Kids and families Gatorade, Get Kids in Action COMPUTER SCIENTISTS
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Ann E. Maloney, MD
Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Division
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Dr. Richard Adler, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, said he likes the game because it "gets the kids off their butts and they lose weight."
"Just like the kids are addicted to regular video games where they use their hands and thumbs, they just don't want to stop," said Adler.
DDR has been so effective in getting teens off the couch that some schools have incorporated it into their physical education programs.
USA Today 5/23/04
Sikich’s Lab/Maloney co-PI studying:Ghrelin , Insulin, C-reactive Protein, V-CAM –1, PAI-1 , Fibrinogen, Leptin, Interleukin 6, Adiponectin, small LDL particles, serum Homocysteine, serum Lipoprotein A, I-CAM-1, E-selectin in a cohort treated with atypical antipsychotic agents which confer some insulin resistance by an unknown mechanism of action.