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Submitted by BoneBone 407d ago | news

Nintendo Wii-Fit has unexpected benefit for frail people

Researchers Dr Murray Griffin and Dr Matt Taylor, from the School of Biological Sciences at Essex, found that the Wii was a successful treatment for fallers, not because it made the patients fitter than doing conventional physiotherapy alone, but because it helped improve and reconstruct the skills needed to prevent the patients falling. (Culture, Wii, Wii Fii, Wii Fit Plus, Wii Fit U, Wii U)

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