Author Archives: Rebecca Scott

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Author: Rebecca Scott Published: September 28, 2020 Blog post about the progression of technology within therapy.

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Virtual Reality in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. #VR #Therapy #Physio #Kinect

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Dec;27(12):3473-3478. Ikbali Afsar S1, Mirzayev I2, Umit Yemisci O3, Cosar Saracgil SN3.

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Gamification in Physical Therapy: More Than Using Games

Janssen, Joep MSc; Verschuren, Olaf PhD; Renger, Willem Jan MA; Ermers, Jose MPPT; Ketelaar, Marjolijn PhD; van Ee, Raymond PhD Pediatric Physical Therapy: January 2017 – Volume 29 – Issue 1 – p 95–99   Link to full article

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Validity and Reliability of the Wii Balance Board for Static Balance Assessment in Healthy Young Adults

Malays J Med Sci. 2019 Mar; 26(2): 114–121. K.Kaewkaen,1,4 S. Uthama,2 W. Ruengsirarak,2 and R. Puntumetakul3,4

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Reliability and validity of the Kinect V2 for the assessment of lower extremity rehabilitation exercises

Gait & Posture Volume 70, May 2019, Pages 330-335 M. Wochatz, N. Tilgner, S.Mueller, S.Rabe, S.Eichler, M.John, H.Völler. F.Mayer Link to abstract

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Using Kinect v2 to Control a Laser Visual Cue System to Improve the Mobility during Freezing of Gait in Parkinson’s Disease.

Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 2019 Feb 20;2019:3845462. Amini A, Banitsas K Link to article

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The Validity and Reliability of a Kinect v2-Based Gait Analysis System for Children with Cerebral Palsy.

Sensors (Basel). 2019 Apr 7;19(7) Ma Y, Mithraratne K, Wilson NC, Wang X, Ma Y, Zhang Y. Link to article

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Reliability and validity of the Kinect V2 for the assessment of lower extremity rehabilitation exercises.

Gait & Posture. 2019 Mar 26;70:330-335  [Epub ahead of print] Wochatz M, Tilgner N, Mueller S, Rabe S, Eichler S, John M, Völler H, Mayer F. Link to article

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Study: Reflexion Health Virtual Therapy System Reduces Rehab Costs

Reflexion Health, which has developed a “virtual physical therapy” system for patients recovering from surgery, said results from a randomized controlled clinical trial completed by nearly 300 people showed patients who used the technology saved the healthcare industry an average … Continue reading

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Effect of the Wii Sports Resort on the improvement in attention, processing speed and working memory in moderate stroke.

J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2019 Feb 28;16(1):32 Unibaso-Markaida I1, Iraurgi I2, Ortiz-Marqués N2, Amayra I2, Martínez-Rodríguez S2. Link

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