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Exergames and Physical Activity

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” It is a pity that as we age, we often become inactive and stop finding fun like kids. 355 more words

Health

ARTICLE: Eliciting Upper Extremity Purposeful Movements Using Video Games

…Conclusions. Video games elicited more UE purposeful repetitions and higher acceleration of movement compared with traditional therapy in individuals with chronic stroke…

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WEB SITE: Computer game helps stroke survivors

Kiwi scientists have developed a computer game which will launch mid year, making a massive difference to the lives of stroke survivors.

One participant is for the first time regaining movement in his fingers and arm. 9 more words

Video Games/Exergames

WEB SITE: How Microsoft Kinect is revolutionizing the future of rehab

“The Microsoft researchers remain excited about the possibilities of using Kinect to improve the healthcare field. “These patients have suffered paralyzing effects of strokes and we can see the potential of a gesture technology, like Kinect, providing an easy and cost-effective way to help get these people back on their feet. 31 more words

Video Games/Exergames

WEB SITE: Jintronix Receives FDA Clearance for Rehabilitation System

…Jintronix, a Seattle-based biomedical device company, has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Jintronix rehabilitation system. 59 more words

Video Games/Exergames

ARTICLE: Gravity-Supported Exercise With Computer Gaming Improves Arm Function in Chronic Stroke

…A 4- to 6-week intervention using the arm skate significantly improved arm function in survivors of chronic stroke by an average of 4.9 Fugl-Meyer upper limb assessment points. 48 more words

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