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MIRA therapy at “St. Maria” Day Center in Cluj-Napoca

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“St. Mary ” day center in Cluj-Napoca ran by APAHNP, a non-governmental organization provides daily, from Monday to Friday, 8.00-4.00 am, social service, for 22 clients with learning disabilities. Through activities and therapies developed in Day Center “St. Mary” we mention training in functional self help and daily living skills, task learning skills which improve […]

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Improving the care and prevention of falls for people with dementia

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Dr. Emma Stanmore – Senior lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and MAHSC (Manchester Academic Health Science Centre), University of Manchester, emma.stanmore@manchester.ac.uk Falls are a common health concern and a leading cause of accidental death in older people worldwide. Over 30% of people aged 65 and over and 50% of people aged 80 […]

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Older People’s Motivation to Use Falls Prevention Exergames

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By Wytske M.A. MEEKES and Emma STANMORE, The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; Email: wytske.meekes@manchester.ac.uk; This study is published in the (2016) Proceedings of the Second West Midlands Health Informatics Network Conference (WIN 2016). Digital Health, 2 . pp. 11-13. ISSN 2055-2076. This study investigated the factors that influenced the […]

Gamification and The Psychological Theory of Increasing Motivation for Physiotherapy

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What is Gamification? Gamification is defined as “the application of elements of game-design and principles of game in a non-game environment to improve user experience and user engagement, loyalty and fun “or “a process of consolidation of elements of a specific experience of the game in order to support the value created for the user.” […]

Research highlights 2014-2015: Validation studies on MIRA

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The MIRA system is a software application with features that far surpass the gamification of physical rehabilitation. It is an innovative tool with features designed to offer therapists quantitative data on patient performance, measurement statistics and assessment information. Accurate and objective measurements of adherence, engagement time, repetitions performed, speed, acceleration and range of motion (ROM) […]