Game with augmented reality improves health and helps people to come to the active lifestyle. Gained popularity in this year's Pokémon Go, a game in which you need to walk around the city and collect pokemon, according to one study, increases the overall activity and increases life expectancy. Writes about this edition of Business Standard.
Scientists from Stanford University, together with Microsoft have established players in the "pokemon" increase your daily physical activity by about a quarter. Moreover, the game shows how interesting it is sometimes to get out of your comfort zone, and after work stroll to the Park.
In total, the study involved data on physical activity 32 000 players in the "pokemon". The study lasted three months. Data on the distance traveled went from phones to computers scientists. The conclusions are unambiguous: Pokemon Go much calicium daily activity of people.