ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY

Immersive virtual reality (VR) offers important benefits over non immersive displays, such as increased ecological validity and high experimental control.

Using the real tennis court in size, colors and gym space gave a real ecological validity for the player involved in the exercise and training.   

Virtual Reality offers important benefits over non-immersive displays, such as increased ecological validity and high experimental control.
Using the real tennis court in size, court colors and gym design gave a real ecological validity to the reaction time system.
Virtual Reality also increases the role of motor activation during simulated experience, as player can move through and physically interact with virtual objects like the tennis ball.
KEY POINTS
Real court size - Real ball size
Balls distribution in the field of view
Reaction time of the visual field areas

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