Category Archives: OT

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Comparing Outcomes of Kinect Videogame-Based Occupational/Physical Therapy Versus Usual Care.

Dahl-Popolizio Sue, Loman Jamil, and Cordes Colleen Clemency. Games for Health Journal. May 2014, 3(3): 157-161. doi:10.1089/g4h.2014.0002. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a game-like exercise tool as a component of occupational and … Continue reading

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On-line Wiihabilitation course

Click here for on-line Wiihabilitation course, courtesy of Care2Learn Written by Geoff Mosley, PT, NCS

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OTs Wii too

The vast majority of emails, queries or comments received through the Wiihabilitation are either members of the public or physiotherapists.  A handful of Occupational Therapists have been in touch and it would be inaccurate not to acknowledge them.  The website is written … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of virtual reality using Wii gaming technology in children with Down syndrome.

Research in Developmental Disabilities. 2010 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] Wuang YP, Chiang CS, Su CY, Wang CC. +/- Click for more/less AbstractThis quasi-experimental study compared the effect of standard occupational therapy (SOT) and virtual reality using Wii gaming … Continue reading

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The Utility of a Video Game System in Rehabilitation of Burn and Nonburn Patients: A Survey Among Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Practitioners

Fung V, So K, Park E, Ho A, Shaffer J, Chan E, Gomez M. From the St John’s Rehab Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. J Burn Care Res. 2010 Jul 12. +/- Click for more/less AbstractThe objective of this study was … Continue reading

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Lean on Wii: physical rehabilitation with virtual reality Wii peripherals.

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;154:229-34. Anderson F, Annett M, Bischof WF. Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. +/- Click for more/less AbstractIn recent years, a growing number of occupational therapists have integrated video game technologies, such … Continue reading

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The Wii and Occupational Therapy (2009)

OT Practice Magazine+/- Click for more/less “The Wii and Occupational Therapy” by Nathan B. Herz OT Practice, April 20, 2009; pgs 19 – 25Published by The American Occupational Therapy Association

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Potential of Wii-Rehabilitation for Persons Recovering From Acute Stroke (2009)

+/- Click for more/less The Potential of Wii-Rehabilitation for Persons Recovering From Acute Stroke by: Sinead Brosnan, OTR/L Published in Special Interest Section Quarterly: Physical Disabilities Vol 32, No 1, March 2009Published by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc

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