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Continuous Monitoring of Turning in Patients with Movement Disability

Mahmoud El-Gohary, Sean Pearson, James McNames, Martina Mancini, Fay Horak, Sabato Mellone, Lorenzo Chiari
2013 Sensors  
Difficulty with turning is a major contributor to mobility disability and falls in people with movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease (PD).  ...  Continuous monitoring of turning with wearable sensors during spontaneous daily activities may help clinicians and patients determine who is at risk of falls and could benefit from preventative interventions  ...  Hence, turn detection and characterization in the home and community is important for continuous assessment of gait and balance in people with movement disability.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140100356 pmid:24379043 pmcid:PMC3926561 fatcat:zfjhofp5gbhvjcgqlalgpeuup4

Role of Body-Worn Movement Monitor Technology for Balance and Gait Rehabilitation

F. Horak, L. King, M. Mancini
2014 Physical Therapy  
This perspective article will discuss the potential role of body-worn movement monitors for balance and gait assessment and treatment in rehabilitation.  ...  . of body-worn movement monitor technology for balance and gait rehabilitation.  ...  4 shows recent data from our laboratory in which we compared the predictive values of measures of turning during a prescribed task with continuous monitoring of turning during daily activities over a  ... 
doi:10.2522/ptj.20140253 pmid:25504484 pmcid:PMC4348720 fatcat:wdolbonhmjesjdmw5qud2ffzdu

Overnight Accelerometric Monitoring of Nocturnal Motor Disability: Different Kinetic Properties between Parkinson's Disease and Hemiplegic Stroke

Keita Tanaka, Makoto Shiraishi, Kenji Uchino, Masashi Akamatsu, Yasuhiro Hasegawa
2018 Journal of St Marianna University  
Total number of turnover movements in bed was similar between the PD and hemiplegic stroke patients.  ...  Wearable 3-axis accelerometers have been used to analyze kinetic data in patients with motor disability.  ...  Previously, we reported the clinical utility of overnight monitoring of turnover movements in bed for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) 3)4) .  ... 
doi:10.17264/stmarieng.9.43 fatcat:cxihagge3rgsdntg6zasa5y76i

Quantifying neurologic disease using biosensor measurements in-clinic and in free-living settings in multiple sclerosis

Tanuja Chitnis, Bonnie I. Glanz, Cindy Gonzalez, Brian C. Healy, Taylor J. Saraceno, Neda Sattarnezhad, Camilo Diaz-Cruz, Mariann Polgar-Turcsanyi, Subhash Tummala, Rohit Bakshi, Vikram S. Bajaj, David Ben-Shimol (+31 others)
2019 npj Digital Medicine  
These findings demonstrate the feasibility of applying passive biosensor measurement techniques to monitor disability in MS patients both in clinic and in the free-living setting.  ...  The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility and correlation of wearable biosensors with traditional clinical measures of disability both in clinic and in free-living in MS patients.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank the patients who participated in this study, as well as the Partners MS Center study staff.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-019-0197-7 pmid:31840094 pmcid:PMC6906296 fatcat:dz4jkim4ozfp5clsaqufj3llba

Nomifensine in parkinsonism

DM Park, LJ Findley, PF Teychenne
1977 British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology  
1 The effect of nomifensine was compared with that of placebo in a double-blind crossover study in patients with parkinsonism. 2 Of the 29 patients who entered the study, three were previously untreated  ...  extent. 5 When placebo was substituted for active drug a significant deterioration of physical signs and functional disability occurred (P<0.001). 6 Elderly patients fared less well than younger patients  ...  Indeed, most occurred in patients concomitantly treated with levodopa. Six patients complained of insomnia, five of nausea and five of headaches.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2125.1977.tb05750.x pmid:334222 pmcid:PMC1429107 fatcat:gupl3jsf6rhkbo6u2dpygbxvua

Lifecorder: A New Device for the Long-term Monitoring of Motor Activities for Parkinson's Disease

Naoshi SAITO, Teiji YAMAMOTO, Yoshihiro SUGIURA, Saori SHIMIZU, Masaru SHIMIZU
2004 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
Objective To quantitatively evaluate motor activity, its fluctuations, and drug effects in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), the Lifecorder ® , a new monitoring device, was attached to a group of  ...  This enabled the continuous recording of motor activity in ten scaled magnitudes at two-minute intervals for 6 weeks.  ...  Tadao Kubota, Pfeizer, Japan, suggested the necessity of evaluating the nocturnal motor behavior in Parkinsonism. His idea prompted us to consider the use of this device.  ... 
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.43.685 pmid:15468966 fatcat:gyoedldnarb4vfxiwtutw5idsm

A computational framework for constructing interactive feedback for assisting motor learning

H. Sundaram, Y. Chen, T. Rikakis
2011 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society  
The resulting kinematics based measures of movement impairment would further need to be integrated with existing clinical measures of activity disability.  ...  New motion capture technologies are allowing detailed, precise and complete monitoring of movement through real-time kinematic analysis.  ...  However, it is impossible for even an experienced human expert to monitor in real time (while the patient is performing a task) all aspects of movement quality and their interactions with precision.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iembs.2011.6090329 pmid:22254579 dblp:conf/embc/SundaramCR11 fatcat:xbbmx4ierbfsrn44xebvme62cu

Digital Biomarkers in Living Labs for Vulnerable and Susceptible Individuals: An Integrative Literature Review

YouHyun Park, Tae-Hwa Go, Se Hwa Hong, Sung Hwa Kim, Jae Hun Han, Yeongsil Kang, Dae Ryong Kang
2022 Yonsei medical journal  
In those who were disabled, digital biomarkers that measured location-based movement for the purpose of diagnosing disabilities were widely used, and most were measured by easy-to-use devices that did  ...  After the screening and appraisal process, a total of 37 relevant articles were obtained. In elderly people, the main digital biomarkers measured were values related to physical activity.  ...  Derungs, et al. 35 used wearable motion sensors as they could monitor patient movements in daily life without specific tests, which can be burdensome for patients.  ... 
doi:10.3349/ymj.2022.63.s43 pmid:35040605 pmcid:PMC8790590 fatcat:td5sqrjrhne4rbfywy26moi46u

Socially assistive robotics for stroke and mild TBI rehabilitation

Maja Matarić, Adriana Tapus, Carolee Winstein, Jon Eriksson
2009 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
These principles motivate and guide the strategies used to develop novel user activity sensing and provide the rationale for development of socially assistive robotics therapy for monitoring and coaching  ...  The approach stems from the emerging field of social cognitive neuroscience that seeks to understand phenomena in terms of interactions between the social, cognitive, and neural levels of analysis.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program, the Okawa Foundation, the National Science Foundation grants #IIS-0713697 and #CNS-0709296.  ... 
pmid:19592798 fatcat:gm6mytc5lbe5hmggptovm5ys3u

Wearable Solutions for Patients with Parkinson's Disease and Neurocognitive Disorder: A Systematic Review

Asma Channa, Nirvana Popescu, Vlad Ciobanu
2020 Sensors  
Prevalence of neurocognitive diseases in adult patients demands the use of wearable devices to transform the future of mental health.  ...  Based on them, this systematic review examines different types of wearable devices, essential in improving early diagnose and monitoring, emphasizing their role in improving the quality of life, differentiating  ...  Does motor disability play any role in altering the quality of life of PD patients? 2. Do wearable insoles help in diagnosis, monitoring, and rehabilitation of PD patients? 3.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20092713 pmid:32397516 pmcid:PMC7249148 fatcat:opue4bbdgzaofne4xihb6jrg6a

Quantification of walking mobility in neurological disorders

O.R. Pearson, M.E. Busse, R.W.M. van Deursen, C.M. Wiles
2004 QJM: Quarterly journal of medicine  
are inaccurate at estimating distance. 35, 36 UK (Guy's) Neurological Disability Scale (UKNDS) 37 The UKNDS was developed as a patient-oriented, questionnaire-based measure of disability in MS, with  ...  Accelerometers Accelerometers provide information on frequency and intensity of movement over continuous time intervals, 50 and have been used in multiple sclerosis. 48 Three-dimensional accelerometers  ... 
doi:10.1093/qjmed/hch084 pmid:15256604 fatcat:xjxna6tnx5hwdekq2js64dw7hi

Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis II. Methods for the Determination of Walking Impairment and Its Impact on Activities and Social Participation

Jürg Kesselring
2010 European Neurological Review  
In future, it is likely that more specific tests of walking ability will be more widely used as an important part of MS diagnosis and to more precisely monitor disease progression and assess patient needs  ...  A recent development is the use of accelerometers to monitor MS patients over extended periods; these can provide more accurate data than patient self-report tools.  ...  The continued accurate monitoring of mobility is important in determining both the treatments and support needs of patients.  ... 
doi:10.17925/enr.2010.05.01.61 fatcat:qyateoybrjfwjposo6z2m2uk4m

Wearable motion sensors to continuously measure real-world physical activities

Bruce H. Dobkin
2013 Current Opinion in Neurology  
to engage patients in progressive, personalized therapies with feedback about the performance.  ...  Data transmission from the sensors to a cell phone and the Internet enable continuous monitoring.  ...  Adelson Medical Research Foundation and National Institutes of Health R01 HD071809.  ... 
doi:10.1097/wco.0000000000000026 pmid:24136126 pmcid:PMC4035103 fatcat:2d5ikut4lffipljq3ypcw4mhfq

Trunk Movement Quantification of Adult with and without Mental Disability during Gardening Task Using Wireless Tri-Axial Accelerometer

Nugrahaning Sani Dewi, Masakazu Komatsuzaki, Yuriko Yamakawa, Hiromi Takahashi, Saori Shibanuma, Takeshi Yasue, Tsuyoshi Okayama, Atsushi Toyoda
2018 Japanese Journal of Farm Work Research  
The characteristics of movement during gardening tasks in adults with and without mental disabilities reported in this study could form the basis for selection data for gardening program development.  ...  A wireless tri-axial accelerometer was used to continuously measure, monitor, and record motion acceleration during the tasks.  ...  This research was supported in part by an Ibaraki University Cooperation between Agriculture and Medical Science (The MEXT, Japan) .  ... 
doi:10.4035/jsfwr.53.164 fatcat:2hwzrad24rhujfjerpltbanp7y

Performance and Capacity Measurement of the Lower Extremities in Multiple Sclerosis-How to Approach?

Sila Usar Incirli, Ozlem Taskapilioglu
2018 Nöropsikiyatri arşivi  
Walking limitations play a key role in the development of disability in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.  ...  Vast majority of patients, even in the very early stages of the disease, experience walking disturbances.  ...  Additionally, combining the clinical and patient-reported evaluations with continuous monitoring via new technology, like wearable biosensors, provide useful information for intervention in planning treatment  ... 
doi:10.29399/npa.23352 pmid:30692864 pmcid:PMC6278627 fatcat:o7ywjiqnpvgbfcxdasqevrswgm
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