FITSKO Uses Playful Mobile Games to Encourage Fitness For Kids

By: Alyson Wyers - Jan 30, 2016
References: fitsko & betalist
This new venture focuses on fitness for kids gives by giving parents the tools they need to keep their children fit, reduce screen time and instil healthy habits in a fun way. European startup FITSKO has a goal of preventing childhood obesity through mobile gaming.

In the last three decades, childhood obesity rates have quadrupled among youth aged 6 to 11, leaving 42,000,000 children obese globally, with one in three obese in the United States. 85% of these will become obese adults, making fitness for kids a paramount priority.

Using sensors, imaging and games, FITSKO tracks health data, which you can use to keep your physician informed. The platform uses real-time rewards to reinforce the adoption of positive behaviors via playful tracker devices.