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CARDI Research Brief: Building balance with video games

Creator:

CARDI

Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

  Research funded by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) shows that playing video games can help older people improve their balance and make them less likely to fall. The research was led by Professor Cathy Craig, Queen’s University Belfast, partnered by Trinity College Dublin, found that older people’s balance and gait was improved by playing specially developed video games using the Nintendo Wii balance board.Read the full report hereRead the CARDI Research Brief here

Date:

10/10/2012

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

CARDI. (2012) CARDI Research Brief: Building balance with video games [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/298997 [Accessed: 21st November 2019].

  

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