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A review of wearable motion tracking systems used in rehabilitation following hip and knee replacement

Shayan Bahadori, Tikki Immins, Thomas W Wainwright
2018 Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering  
A review of wearable devices was undertaken to assess the evidence supporting their efficacy in assisting rehabilitation following total hip replacement and total knee replacement.  ...  A wide variety of wearable devices are being marketed to assist with rehabilitation following surgery.  ...  However, the wearable was designed to be used by patients following knee replacement so the authors felt that its inclusion was of value to the study.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055668318771816 pmid:31191937 pmcid:PMC6453074 fatcat:6ywwqmzfqrf5xasgwaakdikfqq


David Muñoz, Andy Pruett, Graceline Williams
2014 Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '14  
We present a fully realized wearable knee brace prototype that passively senses and records exercise quantity.  ...  We also discuss how key factors such as understanding of physical therapists' goals, wearability, and affordability guided the brace's design.  ...  Several design alternatives were feasible, but given that PTs already encourage the use of knee braces, especially at the beginning of a patient's rehabilitation, we explored this wearable solution.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2559206.2580932 dblp:conf/chi/MunozPW14 fatcat:mdzql3z47ne7he7xph6lqfpmzu


José L. Pons, Luis J. Barrios, José M. Azorín
2009 Applied Bionics and Biomechanics  
First, in the article 'Design and Control of a Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Robot-assisted Gait Training' the development of a gait rehabilitation exoskeleton with a knee joint powered by pleated pneumatic  ...  The lowerlimb exoskeleton function was to compensate for muscle weakness around the knee joint.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/713026 fatcat:skx2ue4mpffptghngsh7j64la4

Feasibility and Effect of a Wearable Motion Sensor Device in Facilitating In-Home Rehabilitation Program in Patients after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Preliminary Study

Yu-Pin Chen, Chung-Ying Lin, Yi-Jie Kuo, Oscar Kuang-Sheng Lee
2022 Applied Sciences  
Postoperative home-based rehabilitation programs are essential for facilitating functional recovery after total knee replacement (TKA).  ...  MSD-assisted home-based rehabilitation following TKA is a feasible treatment model for telerehabilitation because it enhances patients' compliance to training, which improves functional recovery.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge financial support by the "Development and Construction Plan" of the School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University (107F-M01-0504) and Aiming for the Top University  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12052433 fatcat:n4zq4pf32fe4nngy45hbt2bwta

Application of Embedded Smart Wearable Device Monitoring in Joint Cartilage Injury and Rehabilitation Training

Yang Zhang, Wenyan Sun, Jia Chen, Yang Gao
2022 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
The purpose of this paper is to study the application of embedded smart wearable device monitoring in articular cartilage injury and rehabilitation training.  ...  This paper studies what an embedded system is and what a smart wearable device is and also introduces the rehabilitation training method of articular cartilage injury.  ...  Application-level software design has gradually become an important part of its marketing, and articular cartilage injury and rehabilitation training are essential links in the software design of wearable  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/4420870 fatcat:ver4wneytnavnpabdpwjokoccy

Wearable knee health system employing novel physiological biomarkers

Omer T. Inan, Daniel C. Whittingslow, Caitlin N. Teague, Sinan Hersek, Maziyar Baran Pouyan, Mindy Millard-Stafford, Geza F. Kogler, Michael N. Sawka
2018 Journal of applied physiology  
Recent advances have been made with wearable technologies for assessing the health status of the knee (and potentially other joints) with the goal of facilitating personalized rehabilitation of injuries  ...  This review describes our progress in developing wearable sensing technologies that enable quantitative physiological measurements and interpretation of knee health status.  ...  This combination of a small EBI difference associated with edema, a large skin-electrode interface impedance, and the requirement for a wearable system to have appreciable battery life has precluded wearable  ... 
doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00366.2017 pmid:28751371 fatcat:tgt7ufitprd67jdbla5msul5bq

Rehabilitation Robotics

Haruhisa Kawasaki, Daniel Cox, Doyoung Jeon, Ludovic Saint-Bauzel, Tetuya Mouri
2011 Journal of Robotics  
The paper entitled "Mina: a sensorimotor robotic orthosis for mobility assistance" describes the initial concept, design goals, and methods of a wearable over-ground robotic mobility device called Paralyzed  ...  , which uses compliant actuation to power the hip and knee joints.  ...  The paper entitled "Mina: a sensorimotor robotic orthosis for mobility assistance" describes the initial concept, design goals, and methods of a wearable over-ground robotic mobility device called Paralyzed  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/937875 fatcat:s5xxowlb3bab7m624gbai7czme

EMG-driven models of human-machine interaction in individuals wearing the H2 exoskeleton**This work was supported by the ERC Advanced Grant DEMOVE [267888]

Guillaume Durandau, Massimo Sartori, Magdo Bortole, Juan C. Moreno, José L. Pons, Dario Farina
2016 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
This work provides evidence of the feasibility of real-time model-based control of complex multi-joint exoskeleton system, thus opening new avenues for personalised robot-aided rehabilitation interventions  ...  In this paper, we demonstrate the use of EMG-driven modeling in online (i.e. in real-time) running on a fully portable embedded system and interfaced concurrently with a powered lower limb exoskeleton.  ...  For providing feedback to the practitioner, a graphical user interface (GUI) was implemented using tcp/ip to connect to the wearable system via wifi.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.12.214 fatcat:e3vnngpftngfdfcjbopsqz75t4

A system for remote orthopedics rehabilitation

David Tacconi, Roberto Tomasi, Cristina Costa, Oscar Mayora
2013 Proceedings of the ICTs for improving Patients Rehabilitation Research Techniques  
In this paper we present a system prototype for supporting the orthopedics rehabilitation process at the hospital and at home.  ...  In the system, the patient gets immediate feedback on the executed exercises controlling a gaming interface, while the system collects data about the therapy progress.  ...  The interface was designed to be friendly and engaging for the patients while supporting them in their rehabilitation exercises.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2013.252121 dblp:conf/ph/TacconiTCM13 fatcat:jxlzzfpwhng55nqbsmenbo4fs4

Wearable Gait Measurement System with an Instrumented Cane for Exoskeleton Control

Modar Hassan, Hideki Kadone, Kenji Suzuki, Yoshiyuki Sankai
2014 Sensors  
The achievement contributes to finding an intuitive and feasible interface between human and robot through wearable gait sensors for practical use of assistive technology.  ...  In this research we introduce a wearable sensory system for motion intention estimation and control of exoskeleton robot.  ...  for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST Program)," initiated by the Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP).  ... 
doi:10.3390/s140101705 pmid:24445417 pmcid:PMC3926634 fatcat:4x6kn3h5f5dpvjd32hfz474d3m

Modeling of Smart Watch and System Construction Method for the Elderly Based on Big Data

Zhu Zhu, Yingying Ren, Pei Duan, Wen-Tsao Pan
2022 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
of interaction design is used to analyze the basic needs of the elderly living alone in the city for new technologies.  ...  Then, big data, artificial intelligence, sophisticated electronic devices, and GPs-based positioning technologies are used to provide research ideas for the design of smart watches for the elderly living  ...  direction of further product optimization, including functional design, wearable design, and interactive interface design.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/2606781 fatcat:jzcf7ofj45djtlebuy7wzasxai

Gait Assistive Exoskeleton Device For Semi Paralyzed Stroke Survivors

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
By victimisation these values as reference, microcontroller is programmed and interfaced to the motor fastened within the body covering device.  ...  dominant human gait could be a dynamic and time crucial activity and so it needs a true time management surroundings. the most objective is to regain the walking ability for semi-paralyzed stroke affected  ...  PLANNED SYSTEM Fig.1 diagram of the planned system A wearable body covering device for lower limbs designed for return the walking ability of adults also can be used for gait compensation in semi unfit  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.e1230.0585c19 fatcat:2eaj6wwgkfhyndz5ik5dguvqui

System Performance and User Feedback Regarding Wearable Bioimpedance System for Multi-Site Knee Tissue Monitoring: Free-Living Pilot Study With Healthy Adults

Shelby Critcher, Todd J. Freeborn
2022 Frontiers in Electronics  
data with this system and 2) user experiences (comfort, fit, usability) to help inform future designs to increase usability and adoption of knee-focused wearables.  ...  Knee-focused wearable devices have the potential to support personalized rehabilitation therapies by monitoring localized tissue alterations related to activities that reduce functional symptoms and pain  ...  rehabilitation activities and tracking disease progression (e.g., knee osteoarthritis).  ... 
doi:10.3389/felec.2022.824981 fatcat:clerekegjrawlkdd57yrcbqknq

Rehabilitation Robotics and Systems

Rafael Morales, José A. Somolinos, Antonio Fernández-Caballero, Carlo Ferraresi
2018 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
We would like to thank all reviewers and editorial team of Journal of Healthcare Engineering for their great work.  ...  In addition, a series of technical requirements that should be considered when designing and implementing autonomous robotic systems for rehabilitation are presented and discussed. Lastly, T.  ...  Carpino et al. includes a meta-analysis of robot-mediated lower limbs rehabilitation for strokeaffected patients; it is aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of the robotic approach using wearable robots  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/5370127 fatcat:fifxql2x7vhqbbssq3kw67agqm

Noninvasive Human-Computer Interface Methods and Applications for Robotic Control: Past, Current, and Future

Xiaomei Hu, Yajuan Liu, Hao Lan Zhang, Wei Wang, Yijie Li, Chao Meng, Zhengke Fu, Dalin Zhang
2022 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
Based on the above findings, the paper provides a potential developing way of noninvasive HCI methods for related areas including health care, robotic system, and media.  ...  This study further provides a trend analysis that the combination of data-driven methods with optimized algorithms and human-sensory-driven methods will be the key areas for the future noninvasive method  ...  All authors also clarify that they kept the regulations of each university for human signal storage policy (only access inside of the lab) and control by only authorized staff. e obtained EEG signals are  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/1635672 pmid:35720904 pmcid:PMC9200502 fatcat:c5fkf6pzijc63ivskcrtg7ohfm
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