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[ARTICLE] A Novel Study on Natural Robotic Rehabilitation Exergames using the unaffected Arm of Stroke Patients - Full Text PDF

Abstract

It is well known that home exercise is as good as rehab center. However, people with severe stroke typically lack the ability to move their affected arm, and hence they need a very special rehabilitation program that usually available in hospitals or professional centers.  185 more words

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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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