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VR Tool Strivr Helps Injured NFL Quarterback Prepare for Return

Typically, when an NFL player is injured for an extended amount of time, there will be a period where they need to re-learn plays and brush up on awareness. With Strivr virtual reality, however,...

Karuna Labs Offers VR Rehab Program To Workers Comp Patients

Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about Karuna Labs and the tests it was conducting regarding range of motion in physical therapy patients using VR devices. The findings suggest virtual reality could have...

You Could Increase the Function of Your Chronically Sore Limbs Through VR

If you've ever dealt with a chronically sore shoulder, you know it can be debilitating and depressing. However, it appears that virtual reality could be a key factor in increasing your range of motion....

University Student Wins ‘Junior Nobel’ Prize With VR Fitness Game

The next generation of developers understands just how crucial a component fitness is to virtual reality. One New Zealand computer science graduate managed to prove that exceptionally well, winning an award nicknamed the "Junior...

Study Finds Virtual Reality Makes Cycling Less Painful

Using a stationary bike can be boring the traditional way, and it can also make your legs burn like nothing else. We already knew that VR could help make it more interesting, but a...

Virtual Reality is Finding a Home in Physical Therapy

Virtual reality has plenty of applications for fitness -- you're here, so you already know that. However, it is increasingly becoming a tool for rehabilitation, as well. Neuro Rehab VR aims to make physical...

VirZoom Beats Out Stationary Biking in Both Fun and Fitness

Traditional stationary bikes can get boring, and boring exercises are rarely the most effective. More exciting and engaging workouts often lead to better results, and the VirZoom bike is a great option for doing...

Why Your Brain May be Hardwired for VR Fitness

Our experiences are highly sensual, and it’s how our brains process our memories. We tend to think about the past in terms of what we saw or felt, not necessarily what something smelled like...

Researchers Find 40% Success Rate in VR Pain Treatment

As a medium, VR is still finding its legs across many industries including gaming, enterprise, and fitness. Meanwhile, researchers at the New York-based Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are beginning to link...

Healium Helps You De-Stress in VR Using Your Brain and Heart Rate

Healium wants you to calm down with VR and AR You can use virtual reality for some of the most exciting experiences in interactive media. Just look at all the first-person shooters and action games...
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