Feasibility of implementing Nintendo Wii Fit Exergame Program for senior citizens in Franciscan Missionaries of Mary
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
Nintendo Wii Fit, Aged
The research design used is a descriptive quantitative design with a convenient method of sampling. A self-made questionnaire/survey using a 5-point Likert scale and an observation checklist were utilized. Using purposive sampling, a total of 52 respondents answered the questionnaire and observational checklist; five (5) caregivers, thirty-five (35) PT interns, two (2) admin and seven (7) patients, and (3) preceptors. Based on the results of the questionnaire, both “others” and “physical arrangements” are “feasible to a moderate extent” while “human resources” and “cost” are “feasible to a limited extent”. Based on the gathered data, the researchers therefore concluded that implementing a Nintendo Wii Fit exergame program for senior citizen in Franciscan Missionaries of Mary is feasible to a moderate extent with overall mean score of 2.22. In conclusion, there are many benefits of Nintendo Wii Fit towards senior citizens, but the respondents find it feasible to a limited extent because of the limitations presented from the study and that Franciscan Missionaries of relies solely on donations.
Richmond E. Ordonez, PTRP
Marasigan, R. Y., Medrano, J. A., Montalbo, I. C. T., Munoz, L. P., & Murcia, M. P. C. (2019, May). Feasibility of implementing Nintendo Wii Fit Exergame Program for senior citizens in Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bspt/1/