Game Therapy for Stroke Patients

Inggrit, Stephani and Sanjaya, Ridwan (2013) Game Therapy for Stroke Patients. The International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management, 21 (2). pp. 63-64. ISSN 0858-7027

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Most people probably already understand several the benefits of playing games, but they may be surprised if they find medical and therapeutic benefits from gaming. One of the examples is Nintendo Wii utilization for patient treatment. Nintendo Wii is a game console that enables its players to play the outdoor activities such as golf, bowling and skateboard. It can be used for people who need treatment to do those kind activities. Because of its fun nature, game therapy has many advantages over conventional therapy. This treatment can help people who suffered paralysis and stroke or children who suffered autism or dyslexia; and also have function as an alternative anesthetic in minor operations. This paper will discuss the advantages of game therapy, especially for stroke patients and explain the game that made for this specific purpose, Circus Challenge.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and General Works > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > Information Systems
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science > Department of Information Systems
Depositing User: Mr Ridwan Sanjaya
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2015 06:30
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2015 05:17

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