UNCG Campus Weekly

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See/hear: Oct. 23, 2013

Dr. Chris Rhea’s “virtual reality” research is making an impact in the realm of physical therapy. “We are primarily focused on how we can use virtual reality for physical therapy – such as using avatars and other virtual environments – to re-train people how to walk” after after a stroke or injury, the assistant professor of kinesiology says. You see how ever-progressing virtual reality is used in movies and gaming. “How we can ultimately use those same analyses and that same technology to help create more defined and optimal rehabilitation programs?” See additional videos of STEM research at UNCG at the UNCGResearch YouTube page.