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Did too much Wii cause your patient’s injury?

The Journal of Family Practice – July 2011 · Vol. 60, No. 07: 404-409 Dorothy A. Sparks, MD, Lisa M. Coughlin, MD, Daniel M. Chase, MD Motion-controlled game consoles like Wii may be used to play virtual sports, but the … Continue reading

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Seniors Wii bowl to keep fit

By: The Fresno Bee, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 http://www.fresnobee.com The Clovis Senior Center was one of more than 100 senior centers nationwide in the Wii Sports Resort competition, sponsored by Aetna Medicare. +/- Click for more/less According to Aetna, one … Continue reading

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Wehab: Wii Homework For Stroke Victims

BY LAKSHMI SANDHANA Fri Aug 12, 2011 http://www.fastcompany.com Nintendo’s Wii has been used for a while now by physical therapists, but a revolutionary new platform could transform the game system into an at-home recovery tool, with therapists overseeing progress over … Continue reading

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Effects of an Interactive Video Game (Nintendo Wii™) on Older Women with Mild Cognitive Impairment

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION JOURNAL Vol,. XLIV, No. 4 • 271-287 • 2010 Elizabeth H. Weybright, CTRSJohn DattiloFrank R. Rusch +/- Click for more/less AbstractOlder adults with a cognitive impairment in residential care settings are often foundto be inactive throughout the day. … Continue reading

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Physical and Psychosocial Effects of Wii Video Game Use among Older Women

International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society Vol. 8, No. 2, 2010, pp: 85 – 98 Dennis Wollersheim, Monika Merkes, Nora Shields, Pranee Liamputtong, Lara Wallis, Fay Reynolds and Lee Koh +/- Click for more/less Abstract This study investigated the … Continue reading

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Ready for some Wii-habilitation? Feb 2011

By RICHARD BARBER London – When world-renowned flautist Sir James Galway fell down the stairs, badly breaking his left wrist and shattering his right elbow, he feared his career could be over. But the musician, who made his name with … Continue reading

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Wii technology gets older adults moving

2:50 p.m., Sept. 15, 2010—-Video games have been blamed for weight gain and lack of fitness in children and adolescents, but Beth Orsega-Smith is finding that the right games used the right way can actually improve health and well-being. Her … Continue reading

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The wellness of Wii

“Several residents at the Yorkview Lifecare Centre in North York gathered near a large flat-screen television yesterday morning, as a petite, smiling woman with her dark hair pulled into a tight ponytail swung a Nintendo Wii video game controller, making … Continue reading

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Area seniors join Wii video-game bowling league | StarNewsOnline.com

By Cece NunnCece.Nunn@StarNewsOnline.com A stroke left Ruby Reaves, a Pender County native, completely paralyzed on her left side. But the formation of an area Wii video game bowling league has helped Reaves, a resident of Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove … Continue reading

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