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Assisting people with disabilities to actively improve their collaborative physical activities with Nintendo Wii Balance Boards

Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 33, Issue 4, July–August 2012, Pages 983-989Ching-Hsiang Shih, Man-Ling Chang+/- Click for more/less AbstractThe latest researches have adopted software technology to modify the Nintendo Wii Balance Board functionality and used it to enable two people … Continue reading

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A Pilot Study of Wii Fit Exergames to Improve Balance in Older Adults

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy:October/December 2011 – Volume 34 – Issue 4 – p 161–167 Agmon, Maayan PT, PhD, MA, BA; Perry, Cynthia K. PhD, ARNP; Phelan, Elizabeth MD, MS; Demiris, George PhD; Nguyen, Huong Q. PhD +/- Click for … Continue reading

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Assisting people with disabilities to actively improve their collaborative physical activities with Nintendo Wii Balance Boards by controlling environmental stimulation.

Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 33, Issue 1, January-February 2012, Pages 39-44Ching-Hsiang Shih, Chia-Ju Shih and Ching-Tien Shih +/- Click for more/less Highlights ► Commercial high-technology products can be used as high performance assistive devices. ► The Nintendo Wii Balance … Continue reading

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Improving Lower Limb Weight Distribution Asymmetry During the Squat Using Nintendo Wii Balance Boards and Real-Time Feedback.

McGough, R, Paterson, K, Bradshaw, EJ, Bryant, AL, and Clark, RA.Improving lower limb weight distribution asymmetry during the squat using Nintendo WII balance boards and real-time feedback. J Strength Cond Res 26(1): 47-52, 2012-McGough R, Paterson K, Bradshaw EJ, Bryant … Continue reading

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Energy Expenditure and Enjoyment during Video Game Play: Differences by Game Type

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise:October 2011 – Volume 43 – Issue 10 – pp 1987-1993 LYONS, ELIZABETH J.; TATE, DEBORAH F., WARD, DIANNE S.; BOWLING, J. MICHAEL; RIBISL, KURT M.; KALYARARAMAN, SRIRAM +/- Click for more/less AbstractPurpose: Play … Continue reading

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Enabling people with developmental disabilities to actively perform designated physical activities with Nintendos Wii Balance Boards

Research in Developmental DisabilitiesVolume 32, Issue 6, November-December 2011, Pages 2780-2784 Ching-Hsiang Shiha, Chiao-Chen Chunga, Ching-Tien Shihb, Ling-Che Chena +/- Click for more/less AbstractThe latest researches have adopted software technology turning the Nintendo Wii Balance Board into a high performance … Continue reading

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Feasibility and Benefit of Using the Nintendo Wii Fit for Balance Rehabilitation in an Elderly Patient Experiencing Recurrent Falls

JOURNAL OF STUDENT PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH | 2010 VOLUME 2, NUMBER 1, ARTICLE 2 Tony Pigford, DPT Director of Outpatient Physical Therapy, Duplin General Hospital – Kenansville, NC A. Williams Andrews, PT, EdD, NCS Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy … Continue reading

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On the use of the Wii Fit™ in reducing falling risk factors and improving balance for the elderly

Kinesitherapie Revue (KINESITHERAPIE REVUE), 2010 Nov(107): 41-5 (13 ref) Grosjean, Aurélie ; Fabbri, Emmeline ; Feldheim, Eric ; Snoeck, Thyl ; Amand, Marc ; Keuterickx, Claude ; Balestra, Costantino +/- Click for more/less AbstractBackground: The Nintendo® game console, called Wii … Continue reading

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Potential Benefits of Nintendo Wii Fit Among People with Multiple Sclerosis A Longitudinal Pilot Study

International Journal of MS Care. 2011;13:21–3 Matthew Plow, PhD; Marcia Finlayson, PhD, OT(C), OTR/L +/- Click for more/less Abstract We examined the potential of Nintendo Wii Fit (Nintendo Co, Ltd, Kyoto, Japan) to increase physical activity (PA) behavior and health … Continue reading

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Using Wii Fit to reduce fatigue among African American women with systemic lupus erythematosus: A pilot study

Lupus. 2011 Jun 23 Yuen H, Holthaus K, Kamen DL, Sword D, Breland HL. University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. +/- Click for more/less Abstract Fatigue and physical deconditioning are common, difficult to treat conditions among patients with systemic lupus … Continue reading

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