1. Using Interactive Fitness Equipment For Physical Therapy and Rehab

      Physical Therapy is defined as therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities, etc. Recovering from injuries can take time and patience. Using interactive fitness can be a motivational tool for people who are struggling to recover from…Read More

  2. Improving Cognitive Deficits With Interactive Fitness and Exergaming

      Cognitive Deficits, also called intellectual disability, is a condition beginning in childhood in which people show significant limitations in their ability to learn and function. Intellectual disabilities are divided into degrees of severity based on their level of impairment. These include mild, moderate, severe, or profound. About 5% of the population have cognitive deficits, and most of…Read More

  3. Makoto Arena Interactive Gaming for Physical Therapy and Rehab

      Over the past decade, the concept of neuroplasticity – our ability to repair and re-grow neurological pathways – has advanced from hypothesis to accepted theory. Studies of therapies which combine cross-body movements with visual and auditory stimulus using the Makoto Arena, show significant improvement in visual, cardiovascular, and neurological performance. These improvements include …Read More

  4. Makoto for Cognitive and Multi Sensory Senior Fitness

      Develop balance, cognitive function, and range of motion. A recent survey by AARP revealed that the number one concern for aging Americans is staying sharp. Seniors love the Makoto Arena because it gives them a way to improve their “mental sharpness” as well as giving them the ability to get that “just right” level of cardio and stretching. The Active Aging/Senior Fitness world has…Read More

  5. Exergame Products That Are Beneficial For Rehab And Therapy

      Are you looking for new ways to enhance neurological and cognitive development for your patients? Then Exergame Fitness is the place for you! We offer a multitude of products that are beneficial for the therapy and rehab markets. They include the tWall Plus, Makoto, and Dynavision. These products train multiple areas of the brain at the same time by combining movement tasks and exercises th…Read More

  6. Why Use Makoto For Sports Performance?

      How can you improve the best athletes? How quick are your athletes to react? The player who reacts the quickest gets there the quickest. Practice can help improve these areas, but the Makoto helps improve the connection between the brain and the body. The Makoto is unique in sports enhancement. Training with it improves first-step speed, reaction time, mental focus, concentration, and hand-…Read More

  7. Makoto Arena and the Special Needs Population

    The Makoto-Arena is a beneficial tool for the Special Needs population and therapy market. Makoto works on timing, rhythm, and response-to-stimuli with the entire body. Studies of therapies have shown significant improvement in visual, cardiovascular, and neurological performance. These improvements include the areas of memory, speech, learning disabilities, cognitive processing, and more.  Using…Read More

  8. Makoto for Special Needs

    We always tell our customers that the products and solutions we provide serve more than just one population. In a school setting, a PE class, fitness class, special needs kids, and the sports teams can all get a tremendous benefit from the Exergame products.  The key is how they use them for each population. Below is a great article from a teacher in Naperville IL School District explaining how h…Read More