Playing Video Games For Fitness And Fun With Any WheelchairBy Gehlot M.S.E.E., Narayan L. University of Pittsburgh, PA Cooper Ph.D., Rory Robertson Ph.D., Rick N. University of Pittsburgh, PA and VA Medical Center-Highland Park, PA; Proceedings of the RESNA '95 Annual Conference, Vol. 15
(Pages: 282-284) Publication Date: 1995
This paper describes the devlopment of a device that combines wheelchair pushing with video game playing in an effort to provide motivation for therapeutic exercise. The prototype is a cost effective system that imitates a video game joystick using both wheels of a manual wheelchair. The paper reviews existing technologies, discusses other alternatives, and describes complete electronic details.
Published by: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) (Website:http://www.resna.org)
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