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[WEB SITE] ableX Offers Suite of Computer-Based Games to Enhance Stroke Recovery

The ableX system features therapy games and a handheld controller, built to accelerate rehabilitation of the arms and hands following stroke. According to the company of the same name, the technology can be set up on a computer and is intended to help stroke survivors transition from acute care to self-care at home. 191 more words

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[REVIEW] Virtual reality using games for improving physical functioning in older adults. - Full Text PDF

Abstract

The use of virtual reality through exergames or active video game, i.e. a new form of interactive gaming, as a complementary tool in rehabilitation has been a frequent focus in research and clinical practice in the last few years. 206 more words

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[Wikipedia] Exergaming

Fitness game,[1] Exergaming or exer-gaming (a portmanteau of “exercise” and “gaming”)[2] is a term used for video games that are also a form of exercise.[3] Exergaming relies on technology that tracks body movement or reaction. 55 more words

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[WEB SITE] OSU team designs river running video game to help stroke patients get stronger

The patient pictured above is playing a game on Microsoft Kinect where she’s paddling and steering down a river, swatting bats inside a cave, grabbing things out of the river and catching parachutes of supplies. 71 more words

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[WEB SITE] Stroke Recovery with Kinect - Microsoft Research

…Stroke Recovery with Kinect is an interactive rehabilitation system prototype that helps stroke patients improve their upper-limb motor functioning in the comfort of their own home. 38 more words

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[WEB SITE] Video Games Can Help in Stroke Rehab

…Video games do not necessarily numb brains. They actually can help the brain recover from damage caused by a stroke, according to a Tel Aviv University researcher… 13 more words

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