- Physical: fluctuations in hydration and other physiological parameters, sleep difficulties, injuries
- Mental: awareness, mood swings, stress, performance anxiety, burn-out
- Social: impact on personal life and relations, both in- or outside the esports community, changing team dynamics
- Feasible time management and having a sustainable daily routine
If one of the aforementioned aspects gets severely or chronically compromised, it will translate in a lower performance. Step-by-step, we assist in optimising the gameplay while at the same time monitoring the player’s fitness. The goal is to incorporate healthy habits as to prevent exhaustion and depletion. Mens sana in corpore sano. Gaming is not the most important element, the person is. Excellence in esports is just a reflection of the gamer’s general mind-set, growth and development.
Over two billion people worldwide Esport players, intensive gaming, will generate around 1,100 kWh per year or more. That is well over the average electrical cost for other household appliances. High-end gamers will spend as much as $2,200 over the course of five years on the energy required to power their gaming habit. That will also pump as much as 2,000 pounds of carbon emissions into the atmosphere each year. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, that is the equivalent of 2,250 miles driven by the average passenger vehicle or of about 115,000 charges of a smartphone.
Of course, gaming isn’t contained to just inside your walls at home. According to a 2015 report these data centers are responsible for about 2 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions — about the same amount generated by the entire aviation industry.
These figures also don’t account for all the emissions that are associated with gaming. Twitch is a wildly popular platform where people can stream themselves playing games for others to watch in real-time. More people watch gaming content on Twitch and YouTube than tune in to ESPN, Netflix and HBO combined, according to Nielsen research. In total, people spent more than 355 billion hours watching Twitch alone in 2017.
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