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Brain Awareness Week - The serious fun of video games: Using Wii games for stroke rehabilitation - 15 March 2013 Stream 1 - 11:30

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Brain Awareness Week - The serious fun of video games: Using Wii games for stroke rehabilitation

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Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Museum of Human Disease

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Presenter: Dr Penelope McNulty

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Date: 15 March 2013

Start Time: 11:30

End Time: 12.3

Duration: 1 hour

Closing Date: Bookings Close 13-Mar-13

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 10

Non-DEC Positions: 10

Price: Free

KLA Syllabus: Secondary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 5,Stage 6

KLA Year/s: Year 9,Year 10,Year 11,Year 12

Key Learning Area/s: Personal Development/Health and Physical Education,Science

KLA Topic/s: Biology

KLA Keyword/s: brain, stroke, cardiovascular disease, rehabilitation, video games, Wii

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Event Overview: People often suffer weakness on one side of their body after experiencing a stroke, and require rehabilitation to rebuild their strength and coordination. Dr Penelope McNulty from Neuroscience Research Australia will talk about using Wii games as a new rehabilitation strategy for stroke patients.

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Additional Booking Instructions: The University of New South Wales and the Museum of Human Disease have agreed to waive the costs for these sessions. However, so as not to waste our speakers�� time, we will charge a $100 cancellation fee for schools that book and then cancel or do not attend.

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