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VR Program Hopes to Help Prevent Concussions in Youth Sports

Concussions are an issue in nearly every contact sport. This is true not only at the professional level, but also for kids just starting out. To help reduce concussions and inform younger players, TeachAids...

VR Exposure Therapy Provides Treatment Option for PTSD

The University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) is an academic research center that combines creative narrative with advanced immersive techniques such as virtual reality to provide veterans with urgently needed options...

Could VR Fitness Improve Your Mental Health?

A study published by researchers at the University of Vermont suggests that exercise could play a vital role in your mental health. It could even serve as a replacement for antidepressants in certain cases,...

What is VR Fitness? Most of VR’s Best Games Are VR Fitness Games

VR's best quality is that it immerses you directly into a virtual environment, allowing your own body to become the controller that makes gameplay happen. This is the basic motivational thrust of VR fitness,...

How to Ensure Your VR Workout Covers Each Muscle Group

It can be hard to balance your VR workout routine when you first start out. Here's what you need to know about each critical muscle group!

Virtual Gym Will Give You an “Electric” Workout

Most virtual reality gyms work similarly to each other. You put on your headset and make use of exercise equipment for a more engaging and entertaining workout. Virtual Gym in Poland is taking things...

XRHealth Raises Additional $7M to Bolster VR Telehealth Platform

While many might utilize virtual and augmented reality to play games and stay active, XRHealth is a company that has been looking to utilize the platform in recent years for therapeutic means. As of...

Virzoom’s VZFit in the News, as University Study Shows VR and Music Improves Exercise...

Virzoom, developers of the popular VR biking software, VZFit got a bit of mainstream attention this month with the publication in the British Journal of Health Psychology of a dual Brunel, London and Exeter...

Virtuleap and 4th-IR Announce Partnership that Will Help Identify Cognitive Diseases Earlier

Normally here at VRFI, we're always looking to tell you about the latest VR game or product that can help keep you get in a good sweat, but the status of your overall health...

VR Usage Has Now Been Linked to Physical and Cognitive Improvements

We've known for some time know that activities carried out when utilizing virtual reality tools, games, or applications can have benefits in the real-world. As we most notably talk about here at VRFI, virtual...