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Sunday Gathering: Joshua Hyde, Exergaming: High Scores, Low BMIs

07/09/2017 11:00 AM

@ Kansas City Oasis
1712 Main St
Kansas CityMO 


Sunday Gathering: Joshua Hyde, Exergaming: High Scores, Low BMIs

Doors open at 10:30 am for coffee and conversation.
Sunday Gathering begins at 11 a.m.
Child care is provided. Everyone is welcome!
Program ends at 12:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Joshua Hyde, "Exergaming: High Scores, Low BMIs"
Community Moment: Scot Bastian
Musical Guest: Brian Ruskin
Kids: Self-care
Teens: Self-care and awareness

When we talk about videogames, the image comes to mind of a sedentary, slack-eyed individual clutching a controller as they shoot their way through the opposing team. However, as technology has improved across the board, so has videogaming - not only in terms of bringing us greater experiences through the internet and virtual reality, but also in terms of keeping us active. Although exergaming has a history almost as long as videogames themselves, the trend has recently picked up and become more viable. Join us as we talk about the recent advents and potential futures of a world where going to the gym and netting the high score of your favorite videogame can be the same activity.

About the speaker:
Joshua is a software engineer by day and a tech enthusiast by night.

*By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the Oasis Code of Conduct (http://www.kcoasis.org/about-oasis/code-of-conduct/).

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