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Video games have been getting people’s heart rate up for years but no one ever considered them exercise, until now when researchers classified Virtual Reality games as exercise. An Australian study officially confirmed that VR is a form of...
If you're one of the last few people out there that thinks that virtual reality is just about gaming, it's time to listen up. Countless studies have been touting the benefits of VR for our health, fitness and wellbeing....
Immersive virtual environment technology (IVET) allows people to enter into a virtual world that includes vivid sensory information. They can actually feel as though they are embodying another person’s perceptual experiences. Research is underway to see how these VR...
If you’ve been clicking around our site at all, you’re well aware that much has been written about how VR is revolutionizing the world of fitness and the ways we improve our physical health. But did you know that...
The term “virtual reality” evokes images of gamers huddled around new devices, Millennials sipping coffee as they chat about the latest gadgets, and technophiles miming about in space age glasses at popular events. While it might seem consumer-centric, virtual...
Health advocates are always trying to find ways to make their campaigns more impactful and improve their outcomes, but this can be a big challenge. Helping people change their personal behavior, especially when it comes to reducing health risks,...
By now, most people understand the very core basics of virtual reality. Some even understand how this technology improves learning processes, helps people conquer their fears and assists surgeons with medical procedures. What many users and active watchers of...
Researchers have just shown that VR can reduce the fear of death. Helping people change their perceptions through a virtual experience is already a huge component in many fitness programs. Changing perceptions and showing potential outcomes is one of...
A new virtual reality study has revealed that how a person feels in a particular environment is based on his or her perception of space and physical awareness. Researchers have concluded that our brain uses a combination of these...
There's no question that virtual reality fitness games improve physical conditioning. However, there are a lot of people who might question whether VR legitimately boosts athletic ability and sports performance. It's easy to dismiss VR as simply gaming and...
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