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Using Games and Competition to Improve Health

Source: The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2012 Gaming techniques are an increasingly popular new way to improve health behaviors. A number of workplace programs are using competitive videogame-style techniques to motivate employees to eat healthier and exercise more. Kevin Volpp notes that there is not a lot of peer-reviewed evidence out there that these gaming techniques actually achieve sustained improvement in health outcomes.