Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly (Getty Images) Combining virtual reality and treadmill training is likely to help prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training alone, suggests a research. The intervention, which combines the physical and cognitive aspects of walking, consists of a camera that captures the movement of participants’ feet and projects it onto a screen in front of the treadmill, so that participants may ‘see’ their feet walking on the screen in real time. “Our approach combines treadmill exercise and virtual reality to…

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The Best Writing App on Android, Virtual Museum Tours, and More Apps This Week

The Best Writing App on Android, Virtual Museum Tours, and More Apps This Week

The new financial year has begun and many big name games have made their way to mobile this week. Some of the most widely used apps have also received nice updates on Android. Here are the apps and games you need to check out this week: Monospace Writer Jack Underwood, who brought us the amazing Android app Today Calendar, released what many consider the best writing app on Android: Monospace Writer. The app is available for free (with in-app purchases) on Google Play. Monospace Writer’s final build has a new…

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