Kinect-based virtual game for motor and cognitive rehabilitation: a pilot study for older adults

  title={Kinect-based virtual game for motor and cognitive rehabilitation: a pilot study for older adults},
  author={Zelai S{\'a}ez de Urturi and Bego{\~n}a Garc{\'i}a Zapirain and Amaia M{\'e}ndez Zorrilla},
  journal={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare},
Physical rehabilitation is often necessary for individuals who suffer an injury or illness which causes a physical impairment, in order to restore movement and strength through supervised repetitive exercises. Alternatively, physical activity also improves cognitive performance and reduces cognitive decline. This tool focuses on therapeutic aspects of both cognitive and physical rehabilitation for older adults, as it improves memory by performing mental activities and physical rehabilitation at… Expand

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