October 3, 2017

Purdue NOW

Purdue NOW – Nintendo Wii and Parkinson’s Disease

A pair of Purdue University professors are using the popular Nintendo Wii gaming system to help people with Parkinson’s disease. Jessica Huber and Jeff Haddad from the College of Health and Human Sciences are studying how playing specially created games can improve a patient’s movement, speech and overall quality of life. 

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