A narrative synthesis of nintendo Wii Fit gaming protocol in addressing balance among healthy older adults: what system works?

Source: Games for Health Journal

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Date of publication: 22 February 2017

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Balance is crucial in performing functional tasks particularly among older adults. Exergaming is gaining attention as a novel approach to enhance balance in a number of clinical populations. The aim of this review was to synthesize and present published evidence for Nintendo Wii Fit™ gaming system protocols. These include game preference, intervention setting, and exercise dosage for improving balance in healthy older adults. Commonly used outcome measures were also identified.

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