Kaitlyn Jones, Carol Coté; Adapted Video-Game Controller Use Following Upper-Extremity Injury and Amputation: From Fun to Functional!. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505089. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO2005
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Date Presented 04/04/19
Engagement in video-game play has become a popular meaningful occupation for clients today. For individuals who have sustained upper-extremity injury or amputation that limits function, game play through the use of custom-adapted game controllers can provide a multitude of psychological and functional benefits. This mixed-methods study explored the impact of adapted video-game controller use on the quality of life of 20 participants who sustained upper-extremity amputations or injuries.
Primary Author and Speaker: Kaitlyn Jones
Additional Authors and Speakers: Carol Coté
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