WHO includes “Active Video Games” among stay-at-home tips

WHO includes “Active Video Games” among stay-at-home tips

The WHO tells you it's time to dust your Wii Sports kit

In a recent tweet, World Health Organisation listed several tips to stay healthy at home during COVID-19 pandemic. WHO advised, adults should exercise for 30 minutes, children and for an hour.


In order to do that, they offered “online fitness classes”, “dancing”, “skipping rope”, “muscle strength and balance training” and “active video games“.  According to specialists, following such advice will also benefit mental health.

It’s surprising to most that after acknowledging gaming disorder as a global disease, WHO lists video games among good health advice. Nevertheless, staying active is a priority these days both to keep our bodies and minds healthy, regardless where the advice comes from.

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