EXER-STATION. Bichar Myrtil Tarafa M. Al-Awaj. ISSUE.
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Tarafa M. Al-Awaj
"We have noticed that children in America are tending more toward obesity [& general less fitness] than in decades past; Part of it is due to sendentary lifestyles that kids are getting into. Rather than run in the woods, they've got Game Boy, Nintendo and television."
Incorporate an amount of physical aerobic activity into video play
+ Incorporate ‘leg-activated’ commands instead of ‘finger-activated’
+ Patient can remain sendentary
+ Aid in improving patient health and moral
1 hour of Exer-Station =
20 minute Brisk Walk
3 minute Sprint
Approximately 150 Calories!
-Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt.
-Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt.
-Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt.
-Instructor of the senior Biomedical Engineering design course at Vanderbilt.
-Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt.
-Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics at Vanderbilt.
-help purchase necessary tools/equipment
-back-up location when primary lab not available