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The Reliability and Preliminary Validity of Game-Based Fall Risk Assessment in Community-Dwelling Older Adults.

Geriatric Nursing2011 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print]Yamada M, Aoyama T, Nakamura M, Tanaka B, Nagai K, Tatematsu N, Uemura K, Nakamura T, Tsuboyama T, Ichihashi N. +/- Click for more/less AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine whether … Continue reading

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Assessing and training standing balance in older adults: A novel approach using the ‘Nintendo Wii’ Balance Board.

Gait Posture. 2010 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print] Young W, Ferguson S, Brault S, Craig C. The School of Psychology, The Queen’s University Belfast +/- Click for more/less AbstractOlder adults, deemed to be at a high risk of falling, … Continue reading

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Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for assessment of standing balance (2010)

+/- Click for more/less Gait & Posture, Volume 31, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 307-310 Ross A. Clarka, Adam L. Bryanta, Yonghao Puab, Paul McCrorya, Kim Bennella and Michael Hunta Abstract Impaired standing balance has a detrimental effect on a … 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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Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Exercises in Stroke Rehabilitation (EVREST) (2010)

+/- Click for more/less Int J Stroke. 2010 Feb;5(1):47-51. Saposnik G, Mamdani M, Bayley M, Thorpe KE, Hall J, Cohen LG, Teasell R; EVREST Steering Committee; EVREST Study Group for the Stroke Outcome Research Canada Working Group. Abstract BACKGROUND: Evidence … Continue reading

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