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A feasibility study of an upper limb rehabilitation system using kinect and computer games.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012 Aug;2012:1286-9. Pastor I, Hayes HA, Bamberg SJ. +/- Click for more/less AbstractA new low-cost system for rehabilitation of the impaired upper limb for stroke survivors is presented. A computer game was developed … Continue reading

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Microsoft testing Kinect therapy system for soldiers.

TUE 18 DEC 2012 10:22PM GMT – Mike Williams Games Industry The US military and Microsoft are trying to simplify therapy for injured soldiers Microsoft microsoft.com Microsoft and the United States Air Force are testing the Kinect as part of … Continue reading

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Burn Calories on Kinect, Track Them With Kinect PlayFit

July 10, 2012REDMOND, Wash Kinect PlayFit is a new fitness dashboard on Xbox LIVE that lets players track the calories they burn while having fun with Kinect. The new dashboard joins a growing number of titles and experiences that use … Continue reading

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Games for Health – YouTube

Games for Health – YouTube:

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The Xbox Kinect in healthcare – a winning combination

Already a popular fitness tool, the Xbox Kinect is now being integrated into the healthcare industry and could modernise patient-doctor communications Games consoles like the Nintendo Wii and Xbox Kinect have revolutionised at-home fitness, filtering into the exercise industry with … Continue reading

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Microsoft Health Tech Today: Kinect for Health

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Stroke Patients at Royal Berkshire Benefit from Playing Kinect

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Kinect Effect

Microsoft are keen to promote the Kinects application within healthcare. The following website explains more! http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/Kinect/Kinect-Effect

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The Xbox Kinect in healthcare – a winning combination

Healthcare Technology – 31 AUG 2011 Abbie Smith Already a popular fitness tool, the Xbox Kinect is now being integrated into the healthcare industry and could modernise patient-doctor communications. Games consoles like the Nintendo Wii and Xbox Kinect have revolutionised … Continue reading

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