Category Archives: lower limbs

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Family Trainer – Outdoor Challenge

Family Trainer – Outdoor Challenge is a game that requires a good degree of pre existing control of dynamic standing balance. It makes use of a dance mat style controller that is used on the floor. For patients with reasonable … Continue reading

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Step to the Beat

Step to the Beat is a good motivational game that promotes stepping in time with the music that is played through the game. Therapy potential = GOOD +/- Click for more/less The game setting and scenario is that of an … Continue reading

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Fit & Fun – Your Virtual Personal Coach – Game Review

Fit and Fun is a fitness orientated game that introduces so couple of games that also aim to contribute to developing fitness skills.  The game combines elements of fitness routines with a handful of accessible and responsive games that can be described … Continue reading

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Balance Training – PhysioFun

+/- Click for more/less PhysioFun Balance Training is a WiiWare game using the WiiMote and balance board, available for purchase and download direct from the Wii Shopping Channel for 2000 points. The game concerns itself solely with balance and simple … Continue reading

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Wii Fit

+/- Click for more/less Wii Fit generally comes with the Fit Board – a controller with 4 pressure sensors that when the user stands or sits on it the board detects changes in weight transference. Predominantly lower limb and balance … Continue reading

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Mountain Sports

+/- Click for more/less Mountain Sports is a collection of Winter sport games that utilises both the WiiMote and or the Balance board. It has good elements to it with regards to the use of the balance board in a … Continue reading

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Shaun White Snowboarding

+/- Click for more/less Shaun White Snowboarding is a great game to work on both upper and lower limb movement. The game offers the choice between using the Balance board and Wii Remote or just the Wii Remote. The Use … Continue reading

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Wii Music

+/- Click for more/less Wii Music allows the user to create tunes with a large selection of instruments.  The game uses the WiiMote, the WiiMote and Nunchuk and in drum mode the game uses the fit board.  It is a … Continue reading

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Family Ski and We Ski & Snowboard

  +/- Click for more/less Family Ski is the first of two snow sport games by Namco.  This first version of the skiing game called Family Ski, offers the chance to explore balance and control of increased weight bearing to … Continue reading

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