5 Reasons Pokemon GO is really a Harmful Type of Exercise



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“Pokemon Go might also entail risks, such as injuries and road traffic incidents,” they add. The study looked at 560 avid Pokemon Go. Is Playing ‘Pokemon Go’ Really Exercise?

Written by Brian Krans — Updated on April 5, 2019. Besides wandering into traffic and crime scenes, Pokémon Go. While this can be dangerous, (like the person who crashed his SUV into a cop car while playing Pokemon Go this past week), it can also have fitness benefits. Health and Exercise Benefits of Pokemon Go. 1. You ‘Forget’ that You Hate to Exercise. It’ll make your legs hurt.

Exercise. Not normally associated with video games, millions of people playing Pokémon Go are finding they have to go. This seems like another good reason to take up the Pokémon Go game as a motivational tool for your mental wellbeing — so get out and about and enjoy in the great outdoors.

7. Pokémon Go Can Help People of All Abilities Share in a Common Social Activity. Pokémon GO is one of the most successful mobile games of all time, breaking records like fastest to earn $100 million and most-downloaded in its first month of release. To date, it has grossed. Pokémon is a game which teaches friendship, hard work, and respect for others. So as Pokémon GO mania sweeps the planet, players can be forgiven by thinking that the new mobile game will be nothing but a bit of fun.

If anything, the chance to play games outside must be healthy, promoting exercise in the fresh air, right? Be warned, though: while the hugely popular Pokémon GO. You won’t find any of that in Go, because it’s an app and not a game. Augmented reality is great, no doubt. But it’s not for Pokémon.

Not yet anyway. And to anyone who has played and loved the actual games, that – and not the danger of being hit by vehicles, walking off a cliff or losing a job – is the reason to steer clear of Go. Pokemon Go allows players to flit between the real and virtual world to capture different creatures which appear on phone screens in.

Pokémon Go is a 2016 augmented reality (AR) mobile game developed and published by Niantic in collaboration with The Pokémon Company for iOS and Android devices. A part of the Pokémon franchise, the game is the result of a collaboration between Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company. It uses the mobile device GPS to locate, capture, battle, and train virtual creature.

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While the game can encourage invested players to get out and perform some moderate exercise, the game can also deter those who cannot make these distance dedications and/or are too far from major public areas with more Pokémon, Poké Stops, and gyms.

“The Pokemon Go Phenomenon: Essays on Public Play in Contested Spaces” by Jamie Henthorn,, Andrew Kulak, Kristopher Purzycki
from The Pokemon Go Phenomenon: Essays on Public Play in Contested Spaces
by Jamie Henthorn,, Andrew Kulak, Kristopher Purzycki
McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, 2019

A recent study has found that the game has the potential to increase physical activities and decrease sedentary behaviors (Mateo, 2017), allowing for an opportunity to investigate the crowding effect on Pokémon GO play context.

“Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media” by Morie, Jacquelyn Ford, McCallum, Kate
from Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media
by Morie, Jacquelyn Ford, McCallum, Kate
IGI Global, 2019

Pokémon GO may increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviors.

“The Impact of Virtual and Augmented Reality on Individuals and Society” by Mel Slater, Maria V. Sanchez-Vives, Albert Rizzo, Massimo Bergamasco
from The Impact of Virtual and Augmented Reality on Individuals and Society
by Mel Slater, Maria V. Sanchez-Vives, et. al.
Frontiers Media SA, 2019

That is, Pokémon GO is not just a casual mobile game, for while we might play it in the midst of other daily activities, it also explicitly intervenes with and modifies those activities and relations.

“The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society” by Rich Ling, Leopoldina Fortunati, Gerard Goggin, Yuling Li, Sun Sun Lim
from The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society
by Rich Ling, Leopoldina Fortunati, et. al.
Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2020

Influence of Pokémon Go on physical activity: Study and implications.

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from The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology
by Alison Attrill-Smith, Chris Fullwood, et. al.
Oxford University Press, 2019

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  • No you play Pokemon at home Pokemon spawns at different spawn Pokemon Pokemon spawn random places number one Pokemon don’t spawn the same the Pokemon will spawn a different Pokemon step number two play at home and not get Yost step member that we can have fun and never die weekend

  • Lol I almost was knocked over but I sprinted to the gym and battled it on. The other side of the highway.������ valor is victorious ✨����

  • Mouth of the pokestops in Pokemon gyms are there because of the game Ingress.
    it will be cool if you made a sequel to this video cuz sometimes gyms don’t say at the same place sometimes people complain in the gyms get remove or stores closed down in they have the pokestops removed as well play there was a Radio Shack in my hometown I had a Pokemon gym in the sign in the window advertising it I want that RadioShack close the Pokemon stop left

  • Ya don’t just randomly walk on people’s yards if there is a raid or a rare Pokémon near and my dad wants to catch it he just uses spoof to teleport there

  • Will there ever be a sequel on this game since there is updates on the game
    and the Pokemon gyms are a little bit different since then

  • If any of you guys can add me on Pokemon GO I’d greatly appreciate it, im a lvl 20 FL player and i play as often as i can! Thank you in advance 7096 3324 9574 ☺

  • The person should have not saw at those people okay I get it I was up person I wouldn’t want someone on my lawn it’s still what kind of person feels like there’s someone in my yard I guess I’m going to use my gun that sounds like what a crazy person would do or crinimal

  • I knew it I knew it I knew there was going to be one about cars and people getting hurt or killed well they were trying to find a Pokemon I knew it

  • imagine if a mewtwo articuno moltres and zapdoes spawn inside of your house would people break in and enter or would you get the pokemon to yourself?

  • I feel like the the N Korean guards could make some extra $ putting g people Mons in gyms. I wonder if they N Korean guards play Pokemon go.

  • Are u paying her? Or shouting her Social media pages lol I don’t think random girl would want to walk around doing push-ups all day… Lol

  • Random Person: Oh hey can I just walk in and go outside of your area to get some pokecoins?
    DMZ Soldier: Oh Okay
    Random Person: Thanks bro, I appreciate it.
    DMZ Soldier: No problem my guy.

  • “Some trainers have no fear. To them this is just one more challenge. They follow their hearts. That is what sets them apart, and will make them Pokémon Masters. Good luck to all of you.”

  • I’m impressed that 99% of the population tries to defend a game that can kill people I got a friend in the hospital because of that game never will forgive it

  • that why its a dangerous game:

    Me: exits oudside to catch pokemon
    Policeman: No exits without masks allowed!
    Me: going into house again and deleting the game
    p. s. who clicking subscribe

  • Nicobbq you should make a video of why Fortnite is a dangerous game! There were huge consequences almost everywhere when people start playing it

  • Yeah I recently looked into the biochemistry area lately, and I remember coming across the studies in natural test boost and vitamin d3 to be precise is what we get from the sun. The findings of this reveal, that d3 is no better than d-aspartic acid, and trib. at raising the test naturally, in fact it’s only useful for people with test deficiency /decline. only a very small number of the test showed that it may work in younger studies. do squats and you have to hurt really bad stop consuming sugar and try and walk everywhere. and leave out. short cards, eat lots of broccoli. it gives you an excellent source of zinc and magnesium which are reported to be a very important factor in test synthesis and production.

  • Theres poke stops and gyms all over military bases, I was stationed at Al Udeid Air Base when the game launched. There were several spots where u could be in 3 poke stops at once. For some people Military bases are just a town for people and their families to live and work.

  • This is mad thing to to do I have pokemon go but I don’t use it a lot because it is dangerous I only use it if I am going away from town or not