Healthy Minds, Healthy Living

6 October 2021

UQ Healthy Living Exercise Physiologist Rebecca Stennett and Clinical and Operations Manager Brad McGregor appeared on 9 News discussing their new cognitive training platform. 

The technology consists of a screen where users can play games that simulate everyday movements like walking, rapid stepping and reaction time. 

From the physically fit to the very frail, it's helping treat a number of age associated conditions. 

"It's a really good piece of equipment to challenge you physically, it challenges your balance and lower limb function," Ms Stennett said. 

"We're aiming to improve that functional capacity, enabling them to remain in their homes for longer and able to perform tasks they enjoy doing with friends and family a lot longer than what they otherwise would be able to do," Mr McGregor said. 

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