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Commercial and customized exergames improve balance in older persons in a community center: a pilot study

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By Katrien Verhoeven, Departement Healthcare, UC Leuven-Limburg, Belgium, Katrien.verhoeven@ucll.be This paper was presented at The 7th Games for Health Europe Conference, 2 & 3 October 2017, TAC Eindhoven, Netherlands. Abstract Of all people over 65 years 30-50% fall at least once a year. Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of falling significantly. However, older […]


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 […]

The development and clinical testing of remotely monitored MIRA Exergames to improve function and prevent falls

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Authors:  Emma K Stanmore, Senior Lecturer1, Wytske Meekes1, Research Assistant, Vicky Bell1, Research Associate, Kelly Hagan2, Physiotherapist, Debra Maloney2, Operations Manager, Angela Easdon2, Senior Physiotherapist, Jay Chillala3, Consultant in Elderly Health, Bibhas Roy3, Orthopaedic Consultant, Chris Todd1, Professor of Primary Care and Community Health.   Affiliation: ¹School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and MAHSC […]