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Keogh, J. W. L., Power, N., Wooller, L., Lucas, P., & Whatman, C. (2014). Physical and psychosocial function in residential aged-care elders: Effect of nintendo wii sports games. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 22(2), 235-244.

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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 psychological quality of life than the control group (p



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