TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Let Nick Saban be the one to tell you, when you play video games you spend time as opposed to investing time.
As he says, “When you spend time you play X-Box. That’s spending time. It accomplishes nothing…blowing people up on that thing doesn’t do you any good. It doesn’t help you accomplish anything.”
To his point, just how much time is spent playing video games?
With the annual Spring ritual of daylight saving time now upon us (thank goodness), I thought it would be an interesting discourse to revisit an article written in 2010 by Dustin Buehler, assistant professor of law at the University of Arkansas.
According to a recent study by the World Health Organization, the largest number of overweight or obese people currently reside in the United States, making it the most obese nation in the world. Increased sedentary behavior, the prevalence of novel food additives and poor genetics have all led to a huge (pardon the pun) spike in America’s obesity rates over the past decade, which are now nearing epidemic levels.