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System Immersion in Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation of Motor Function in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Emil Rosenlund Høeg, Tina Myung Povlsen, Jon Ram Bruun-Pedersen, Belinda Lange, Niels Christian Nilsson, Kristian Birkemose Haugaard, Sune Mølgård Faber, Søren Willer Hansen, Charlotte Kira Kimby, Stefania Serafin
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
reality-based rehabilitation of older adults (+60) in motor rehabilitation programs.  ...  : We initialize a call-for-action, to distinguish between types of VR-technology and propose a taxonomy of virtual rehabilitation systems based on our findings.  ...  Research Questions This review focuses on VRBR of older adults (+60) in motor rehabilitation programs. The aim of this review is to: 1.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.647993 fatcat:yghbhrtmefb5zlmoinfnyskugy

Effectiveness of exergames for improving mobility and balance in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

T. B. F. Pacheco, C. S. P. de Medeiros, V. H. B. de Oliveira, E. R. Vieira, F. A. C. de Cavalcanti
2020 Systematic Reviews  
The purpose of this systematic review is to summarize the effects of exergames on mobility and balance in older adults. The PRISMA guidelines for systematic reviews were followed.  ...  A total of 1520 older adults participated in the studies, with a mean age of 76 ± 6 years for the experimental group and 76 ± 5 years for the control group.  ...  support this study and the Florida International University, Miami, USA, for providing valuable bibliographic advice.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13643-020-01421-7 pmid:32682439 fatcat:kji2bmkh7rhinn6gbylrm3khfu

Is Virtual Reality Training More Effective Than Traditional Physical Training on Balance and Functional Mobility in Healthy Older Adults? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Meng Liu, Kaixiang Zhou, Yan Chen, Limingfei Zhou, Dapeng Bao, Junhong Zhou
2022 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
We, thus, completed a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantitatively examine the effects of VRT on functional mobility and balance in healthy older adults.MethodsWe systematically reviewed the publications  ...  ObjectiveThe studies showed the benefits of virtual reality training (VRT) for functional mobility and balance in older adults. However, a large variance in the study design and results is presented.  ...  DISCUSSION Our systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that VRT is a promising strategy to improve functional mobility and balance in healthy older adults.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2022.843481 pmid:35399351 pmcid:PMC8984187 fatcat:iaytsgqcw5hbvmw6eprqmyk6xu

Virtual reality as an analgesic for acute and chronic pain in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Brian Mallari, Emily K Spaeth, Henry Goh, Benjamin S Boyd
2019 Journal of Pain Research  
Previous studies have shown that virtual reality (VR) is effective in reducing acute and chronic pain both in adults and in children.  ...  Purpose: The purpose of this systematic review is to compare the effectiveness of VR in reducing acute and chronic pain in adults.  ...  No sources of funding were used to create this systematic review. Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work.  ... 
doi:10.2147/jpr.s200498 pmid:31308733 pmcid:PMC6613199 fatcat:64fmsimpqbgdjpgbl3ocv7es3i

Exergaming as a Viable Therapeutic Tool to Improve Static and Dynamic Balance among Older Adults and People with Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dale M. Harris, Timo Rantalainen, Makii Muthalib, Liam Johnson, Wei-Peng Teo
2015 Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience  
The use of virtual reality games (known as "exergaming") as a neurorehabilitation tool is gaining interest.  ...  Therefore, we aim to collate evidence for the effects of exergaming on the balance and postural control of older adults and people with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD).  ...  Our systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrates that exergaming can improve the balance of older adults.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnagi.2015.00167 pmid:26441634 pmcid:PMC4561514 fatcat:lq3vt5zlmjaehcnrwodkbc4zhm

Effects of Immersive and Non-Immersive Virtual Reality on the Static and Dynamic Balance of Stroke Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Aitor Garay-Sánchez, Carmen Suarez-Serrano, Mercedes Ferrando-Margelí, Jose Jesus Jimenez-Rejano, Yolanda Marcén-Román
2021 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
A total of two hundred twenty-seven articles were found, ten of which were included for review and of these, nine were included in the subsequent meta-analysis. (3) Data extraction: Two authors selected  ...  (1) Background: The development of new technologies means that the use of virtual reality is increasingly being implemented in rehabilitative approaches for adult stroke patients.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm10194473 pmid:34640491 pmcid:PMC8509616 fatcat:yrx4h5rvkbcexb2fmebvmh4z7i

Combined physical and cognitive training for older adults with and without cognitive impairment: A systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials [article]

Hanna Malmberg Gavelin, Christopher Dong, Ruth Minkov, Alex Bahar-Fuchs, Kathryn A Ellis, Nicola T Lautenschlager, Alexandra T Wade, Ashleigh E Smith, Carsten Finke, Stephan Krohn, Amit Lampit
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
Large systematic reviews have pointed to the efficacy of cognitive training and physical exercise on cognitive performance in older adults, making them the most common interventions in multidomain dementia  ...  There is little systematic evidence to support potential additive effects of combined interventions or the use of exergaming in older adults.  ...  Impact of exercise training on 6 7 7 physical and cognitive function among older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 6 7 8 Neurobiol. Aging 79, 119-130. 6 7 9 .  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.08.08.20170654 fatcat:jxstsuzhuvgrvnwnmeh45ddrvq

Use of Virtual Reality-Based Therapy in Patients with Urinary Incontinence: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

Anna Rutkowska, Silvia Salvalaggio, Sebastian Rutkowski, Andrea Turolla
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Systematic review methods were based on the PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) statement.  ...  GT represents a form of virtual reality (VR) that allows users to interact with elements of a simulated scenario.  ...  Discussion This systematic review with meta-analysis aimed to assess the effectiveness of virtual reality PFMT in the treatment of UI in patients compared to standard PFMT.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19106155 fatcat:mznvdiwi3fhnxfaq2fuvoqmyce

Virtual Reality-Based Therapy Improves Fatigue, Impact, and Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. A Systematic Review with a Meta-Analysis

Irene Cortés-Pérez, Marcelina Sánchez-Alcalá, Francisco Antonio Nieto-Escámez, Yolanda Castellote-Caballero, Esteban Obrero-Gaitán, María Catalina Osuna-Pérez
2021 Sensors  
Methods: A systematic review with meta-analysis was conducted through a bibliographic search on PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and PEDro up to April 2021.  ...  Virtual reality-based therapy (VRBT) is being used to reduce disability in PwMS. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of VRBT on fatigue, the impact of MS, and QoL in PwMS.  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Sensors 2021, 21, 7389  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21217389 pmid:34770694 pmcid:PMC8588272 fatcat:um57ufjha5dhtmdgt7k6t7wgxe

Effectiveness of virtual reality technology on functional mobility of older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis

Ana Isabel Corregidor-Sánchez, Antonio Segura-Fragoso, Marta Rodríguez-Hernández, Concepción Jiménez-Rojas, Begoña Polonio-López, Juan José Criado-Álvarez
2020 Age and Ageing  
Background The accessibility, versatility and motivation provided by virtual reality technology (VRT) have fostered its rapid expansion as a rehabilitation technique to improve functional mobility.  ...  The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of rehabilitation programmes using VRT, specific virtual reality technology (VRT-S) and non-specific virtual reality technology (VRT-NS), to improve  ...  Recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses have assessed the effectiveness of VRT in improving functional mobility in older adults.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ageing/afaa197 pmid:33068106 fatcat:4xfmutvlwzfs3eb2et6bnsirnq

The Benefits of emotion Regulation Interventions in Virtual Reality for the Improvement of Wellbeing in Adults and Older Adults: A Systematic Review

Jessica Isbely Montana, Marta Matamala-Gomez, Marta Maisto, Petar Aleksandrov Mavrodiev, Cesare Massimo Cavalera, Barbara Diana, Fabrizia Mantovani, Olivia Realdon
2020 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
A systematic search, following the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) guidelines, was therefore carried out to explore the state of the art in emotion regulation  ...  The literature on this topic was queried, 414 papers were screened, and 11 studies were included, covering adults and older adults.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm9020500 pmid:32059514 pmcid:PMC7073752 fatcat:kf76he3t4nfktme3smlx554wei

Nintendo Wii training on postural balance and mobility rehabilitation of adults with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review

Daniel Dominguez Ferraz, Karen Trippo, Adriana Dominguez, Adriana Santos, Jamary Oliveira Filho
2017 Fisioterapia em Movimento  
Video games with not immersive virtual reality have been used in neurological disorders rehabilitation process.  ...  Introduction: Postural instability affects balance control in Parkinson disease (PD) patients and increases the particular risk of falling compared with healthy older adults.  ...  Methods This systematic review followed PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analysis) protocol guidelines [17] .  ... 
doi:10.1590/1980-5918.030.s01.ar07 fatcat:hifxyyefzzeejk5ytn6nvtszfm

Exergames to Prevent the Secondary Functional Deterioration of Older Adults during Hospitalization and Isolation Periods during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ana Isabel Corregidor-Sánchez, Begoña Polonio-López, José Luis Martin-Conty, Marta Rodríguez-Hernández, Laura Mordillo-Mateos, Santiago Schez-Sobrino, Juan José Criado-Álvarez
2021 Sustainability  
The COVID-19 pandemic is having an intense impact on the functional capacity of older adults, making them more vulnerable to frailty and dependency.  ...  The results of the evaluation showed that exergames contain game activities that can be part of the rehabilitative treatment aimed at the prevention of the functional impairment of older people affected  ...  An emerging technique that has proven effective in improving the functional capacity and well-being of older adults is virtual-reality-based therapy [10, 11] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147932 fatcat:ibjvzntmhjhqbhltyfm2yh765e

Expanding Rehabilitation Beyond the Clinic—Strategies to Increase Total Restorative Therapy Time for Adults with Hemiplegia

Niamh Tunney, Ellen Perlow
2021 The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences & Practice  
Time spent in therapeutic activity can be extended by a variety of options that patients can engage in independently, that are low-cost, and that have evidence to support their use as a supplement to physical  ...  A sample of the evidence supporting their feasibility and effectiveness is presented. Practical guidelines for implementation are provided based on the evidence.  ...  Meta-analysis revealed that MT could improve motor function and ADLs and reduce pain perception.  ... 
doi:10.46743/1540-580x/2021.1951 fatcat:y2zck6ekkbamloeu6rspwpuqcq

Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation

T. P. Yamato, J. E. Pompeu, S. M. A. A. Pompeu, L. Hassett
2016 Physical Therapy  
Can virtual reality systems be incorporated as part of or instead of usual rehabilitation programs for a person after stroke?  ...  This article focuses on the effectiveness of virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation.  ...  Subgroup analysis in the review did not show any differences in upper limb function when comparing different types of virtual reality systems.  ... 
doi:10.2522/ptj.20150539 pmid:27081204 fatcat:wise3sjzorbxrlm75uyzgqdzye
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