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Matt Goodman (Active Future): Fortnite and Freeplay

Matt Goodman is the Group Managing Director at Active Future, as well as a PhD candidate by publication at Northumbria University.

In this podcast Matt discusses:

  • How longevity is his main score of success.
  • The unexpected success of “Fortnite” style activity classes in terms of uptake and individual activity.
  • The decline of ability for free play in youth/children.
  • His theory on whether the popularity of digital games in our youth is due to adult interference in organised sport.
  • Some tidbits of his research so far.

You can listen to episode in full here.

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