publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

The feasibility of evaluating the effect of using Wii Fit balance games to train postural control in children with cerebral palsy

Almuwais, Afrah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2015
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The aim of this research is to investigate the usability and potential effect of Wii Fit games as postural control intervention and Wii Balance Board [WBB] as postural control assessment tool in clinical rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy [CP]. Two studies were conducted to evaluate the intra- and inter-session reliability of the WBB in measuring Centre of Pressure [COP] path length of children with and without CP. 12 children {mean age 8.75 ± 1.7}, and 12 aged matched children with CP attended two sessions during one week. Participants were asked to stand on the WBB on both legs with eyes open [EO2L] and closed [EC2L], and to stand on one leg with ...
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