Wiihab and Balance
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A recent study was published in Developmental Neurorehabilitation regarding the use of the Nintendo Wii to improve balance, motivation and function in children participating in acute rehabilitation following acquired brain injury.
A multiple baseline, single study research design was used with three subjects who received daily Wii balance training. The results indicated that two participants were equally motivated by traditional balance training and one participant was more motivated using the Wii. Improvements were seen in dynamic balance and functional ability. The results for static balance were inconclusive.
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