Physical and psychosocial function in residential aged-care elders: effect of Nintendo Wii Sports games.

  title={Physical and psychosocial function in residential aged-care elders: effect of Nintendo Wii Sports games.},
  author={Justin William Leslie Keogh and Nicola Power and Leslie Wooller and Patricia Lucas and Chris Whatman},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  volume={22 2},
This mixed-methods, quasi-experimental pilot study examined whether the Nintendo Wii Sports (NWS) active video game (exergame) system could significantly improve the functional ability, physical activity levels, and quality of life of 34 older adults (4 men and 30 women, 83 ± 8 yr) living in 2 residential aged-care (RAC) centers. Change score analyses indicated the intervention group had significantly greater increases in bicep curl muscular endurance, physical activity levels, and… CONTINUE READING
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