physical exertion

physical exertion

Gamers Have Reactions Of A Fighter Pilot, Bodies Of 60-Year Old Chain Smokers

consumerist.com
To see if gamers count as athletes, a British researcher subjected a whole bunch of hardcore gamers to a battery of tests. He found that while mentally they were on par with world-class athletes, physically, they were slothbags. One gamer, who exhibited a lean and trim appearance, had the...
Gamers Have Reactions Of A Fighter Pilot, Bodies Of 60-Year Old Chain Smokers

Kickstarter: Leikr Is An OpenStreetMap GPS Sports Watch With A Two-Inch Colour Screen

techcrunch.com
As a long-time runner and a recent recipient of a Nike+ SportWatch GPS I can safely say I’ve been bitten by the exercise data bug. The satisfaction of uploading your latest round of physical exertion and transforming it into digital bits and bytes that can be analysed and compared against...
Kickstarter: Leikr Is An OpenStreetMap GPS Sports Watch With A Two-Inch Colour Screen

This smiley face tattoo is monitoring you

news.cnet.com
Researchers are disguising a medical sensor that can track physical exertion levels as a temporary, smiley face tattoo. [Read more]...
This smiley face tattoo is monitoring you

Personal Energy Orb Aruino project knows you haven't been exercising, cripples your computer

www.engadget.com
Spending too much time indoors? You need a Personal Energy Orb, a glowing Arduino powered ball that allows you to trade physical exertion for a tolerable mouse speed. Developed by two students at the University of Munich for a physical computing course, the PEO connects to a bike-mounted revolution...
Personal Energy Orb Aruino project knows you haven't been exercising, cripples your computer

Nike+ Basketball and Training slamdunk the FCC, jog one step closer towards availability

www.engadget.com
It was back in the cold, cruel darkness of February -- when physical exertion was far from our mind -- that we learned about Nike+'s Basketball and Training experiences. Now, in the warm glow of early summer, here they are, limbering up at the FCC. So, it might be...
Nike+ Basketball and Training slamdunk the FCC, jog one step closer towards availability
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