Effect of virtual reality games on stroke patients’ balance, gait, depression, and interpersonal relationships

  title={Effect of virtual reality games on stroke patients’ balance, gait,
depression, and interpersonal relationships},
  author={Gui bin Song and E. C. Park},
  booktitle={Journal of physical therapy science},
[Purpose] The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of training using virtual reality games on balance and gait ability, as well as the psychological characteristics of stroke patients, such as depression and interpersonal relationships, by comparing them with the effects of ergometer training. [Subjects] Forty stroke patients were randomly divided into a virtual reality group (VRG, N = 20) and an ergometer training group (ETG, N = 20). [Methods] VRG performed training using the… CONTINUE READING
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