Friday, August 30, 2019

Exercising with video games (exergames) improves quality of life in patients with heart failure


logoAt the Heart Failure 2018 and the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, researchers presented the second phase of their HF-Wii study examining the changes in Quality of Life (QoL).


Exercising with video games improves quality of life in patients with heart failure:


Professor Jaarsma said: "Patients in the exergame group had significantly higher quality of life after three months than those who received standard exercise advice. While there was no statistical difference in anxiety and depression, it was encouraging that playing the exergame did not increase anxiety."

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