An app for older adults who are looking to improve or maintain their balance through balance training. Note: This app is currently being trialled as part of ACC's Live Stronger for Longer falls prevention programme.
|Nymbl Training||By Nymbl Training Inc|
Note: Before you can download and use the Nymbl app, you need to register as a user of this free ACC service on the Nymbl registration page.
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The free Nymbl App trial is part ACC’s Live Stronger for Longer programme. ACC are providing the app for users who agree to participate in their research study assessing its effectiveness.
What does the app do?
Nymbl is an easy-to-use app that guides you through regular exercises at home to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls. It only takes about 10 minutes per day. You complete simple body movements at the same time as fun brain games such as matching, sums and quizzes. The app adjusts the exercises as you progress. This helps to keep you safe and constantly improve your balance.
Before you can download and use the Nymbl app, you have register as a user. To receive more targeted exercises, you will be asked to select 1 of 3 options that best describe your needs:
- I want to improve my balance
- I want to test my balance
- my balance is great.
To confirm your registration, you will be sent you an email with simple and easy-to-follow instructions on how to download and use Nymbl.
✔ Easy to use and fit into your daily routine.
✘ Several of the brain games use colours, which would make them unsuitable for someone who was colour-blind. However, you can choose different options which should get around this.
Date of review: April 2021
Platform reviewed: Apple
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- Papi E, Chiou S-Y, McGregor AH. Feasibility and acceptability study on the use of a smartphone application to facilitate balance training in the ageing population. BMJ Open 2020
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