Category Archives: posture

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Validity of the Microsoft Kinect for assessment of postural control.

Gait Posture. 2012 Jul;36(3):372-7. Clark RA, Pua YH, Fortin K, Ritchie C, Webster KE, Denehy L, Bryant AL. Source: Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia +/- Click for more/less AbstractClinically … Continue reading

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Validity of the Nintendo Wii(R) balance board for the assessment of standing balance in Parkinson’s disease.

Clinical Rehabilitation 2012 Sept 7 (Epub ahead of print)  Holmes JD, Jenkins ME, Johnson AM, Hunt MA, Clark RA. School of Occupational Therapy, The University of Western Ontario, Canada. +/- Click for more/less Abstract Background:Impaired postural stability places individuals with Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Research: Validity of the Microsoft Kinect for assessment of postural control.

Gait Posture. 2012 Jul;36(3):372-7. Clark RA, Pua YH, Fortin K, Ritchie C, Webster KE, Denehy L, Bryant AL.Source: Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. AbstractClinically feasible methods of assessing postural control … Continue reading

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Assessment of the postural control strategies used to play two Wii Fit™ videogames

Gait Posture. 2012 Jul;36(3):449-53. A. Michalski, C.M. Glazebrook, A.J. Martin, W.W.N. Wong, A.J.W. Kim, K.D. Moody, N.M. Salbach, B. Steinnagel, J. Andrysek, R. Torres-Moreno, K.F. Zabjek +/- Click for more/less Abstract The Nintendo Wii Fit™ may provide an affordable alternative … Continue reading

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Motor Control Outcomes Following Nintendo Wii Use by a Child With Down Syndrome

Case Study Pediatric Physical Therapy: Spring 2012 – Volume 24 – Issue 1 – p 78–84 Berg, Patti PT, MA, MPT, NCS; Becker, Tiffany PT, DPT; Martian, Andrew PT, DPT; Danielle, Primrose Kimberly PT, DPT; Wingen, Julie PT, DPT +/- Click … Continue reading

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Assisting people with multiple disabilities by actively keeping the head in an upright position with a Nintendo Wii Remote Controller through the control of an environmental stimulation

Research in Developmental Disabilities Volume 32, Issue 5,  September-October 2011, Pages 2005-2010 Ching-Hsiang Shih, Chia-Ju Shih and Ching-Tien Shih +/- Click for more/less The latest researches have adopted software technology by applying the Nintendo Wii Remote Controller to the correction … Continue reading

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Active Video Gaming to Improve Balance in the Elderly

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 2011;167:159-64. Claudine J.C. Lamoth, Simone R. Caljouw, Klaas Postema +/- Click for more/less ABSTRACT The combination of active video gaming and exercise (exergaming) is suggested to improve elderly people’s balance, thereby decreasing fall risk. … Continue reading

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Assisting people with multiple disabilities by actively keeping the head in an upright position with a Nintendo Wii Remote Controller through the control of an environmental stimulation. May 2011

Res Dev Disabil. 2011 May 19. Shih CH, Shih CJ, Shih CT. Source: Department of Special Education, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien 970, Taiwan, ROC +/- Click for more/less AbstractThe latest researches have adopted software technology by applying the Nintendo … Continue reading

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Assisting people with multiple disabilities actively correct abnormal standing posture with a Nintendo Wii balance board through controlling environmental stimulation. (2010)

+/- Click for more/less Res Dev Disabil. 2010 Jul-Aug;31(4):936-42. Epub 2010 Apr 9. Shih CH, Shih CT, Chu CL. Abstract The latest researches adopted software technology turning the Nintendo Wii Balance Board into a high performance change of standing posture … Continue reading

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A new standing posture detector to enable people with multiple disabilities to control environmental stimulation by changing their standing posture through a commercial Wii Balance Board (2010)

Weblink +/- Click for more/less Research in Developmental Disabilities Volume 31, Issue 1, January-February 2010, Pages 281-286 Ching-Hsiang Shiha, Ching-Tien Shihb and Ming-Shan Chianga Abstract This study assessed whether two persons with multiple disabilities would be able to control environmental … Continue reading

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