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RESEARCH: Retraining function in people with Parkinson’s disease using the Microsoft kinect: game design and pilot testing

Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2014; 11: 60. Brook Galna, Dan Jackson, Guy Schofield, Roisin McNaney, Mary Webster, Gillian Barry, Dadirayi Mhiripiri, Madeline Balaam, Patrick Olivier, and Lynn Rochester Abstract Background Computer based gaming systems, such as the Microsoft Kinect … Continue reading

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RESEARCH: Point-of-care-testing of standing posture with wii balance board and microsoft kinect during transcranial direct current stimulation – A feasibility study.

NeuroRehabilitation. 2014 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print] Dutta A, Chugh S, Banerjee A, Dutta A. Full article information here Abstract BACKGROUND: Non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) is a promising tool for facilitating motor function. NIBS therapy in conjunction with training … Continue reading

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The assessment of postural control and the influence of a secondary task in people with anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees using a Nintendo Wii Balance Board.

British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] Howells BE, Clark RA, Ardern CL, Bryant AL, Feller JA, Whitehead TS, Webster KE. Source Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.+/- … 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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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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