Physiotherapist and researcher Pablo Campo participates in another study with this tool. «We didn’t want Covid to stop us cold,» he says. Pontevedra university campus researcher Pablo Campo has been working for a couple of years on the use of immersive virtual reality to improve functional ability in senior citizens. How? Through ‘exergaming’, which are […]
A pioneering study explores the potential of virtual reality to prescribe therapeutic exercise to senior citizens
Evaluating the possibilities of total or immersive virtual reality to design and develop therapeutic physical activity programmes for senior citizens is the central objective of a pioneering area of research by the HealthyFit group, from the Faculty of Education and Sports Science. It takes as a starting point the hypothesis that this type of support […]
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Smartphones have become a great tool for exercise through the new dynamic of self-service mobile applications oriented to physical exercise and providing advice from personal trainers. Ger-Fit was conceived in this model, an application developed within the Research Network in Gerontology, Physical Exercise and Tics, aiming to develop physical exercise sessions for senior citizens based […]
The doctorate in Education, Sports and Health (EDyS) was born thanks to the effort and commitment of several research groups at the Universidad de Vigo, who see in it an opportunity to train professionals who are capable of producing new ideas, using the main sources of knowledge: observation, experimentation, inductive and deductive reasoning. More information: […]
A Project Manager is a professional capable of advising: Promoters, Companies, Sponsors, etc. on the development of projects and various operations, managing them, directing and coordinating the stakeholders. A task that will be carried out from the conception of the Project to the delivery of the product or the service to the user, complying with […]
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