Video game helps to reduce risk of falls

| 24 Feb 2016

An Australian designed video game is helping to strengthen older people’s reflexes with the aim of reducing the risk of falls. A trial study of the game, StepKinnection, had promising results, with participants improving their ability to take quick steps by 17 per cent.

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Sophia Bolden

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Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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