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Exploration of Human Activity Recognition Using a Single Sensor for Stroke Survivors and Able-Bodied People

Long Meng, Anjing Zhang, Chen Chen, Xingwei Wang, Xinyu Jiang, Linkai Tao, Jiahao Fan, Xuejiao Wu, Chenyun Dai, Yiyuan Zhang, Bart Vanrumste, Toshiyo Tamura (+1 others)
2021 Sensors  
Sensors are spatially distributed over the human body, and subjects are categorized into three groups (able-bodied people, stroke survivors, and the union of both).  ...  Commonly used sensors like accelerometers, gyroscopes, surface electromyography sensors, etc., which provide a convenient and practical solution for human activity recognition (HAR), have gained extensive  ...  the classification will improve using the data combination of healthy people and stroke survivors, we can explore the performance improvement using the data combination of more healthy people and fewer  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21030799 pmid:33530295 fatcat:qdaxcsn5mveahk4aoaqvvqmdum

Experimental Protocol to Assess Neuromuscular Plasticity Induced by an Exoskeleton Training Session

Roberto Di Marco, Maria Rubega, Olive Lennon, Emanuela Formaggio, Ngadhnjim Sutaj, Giacomo Dazzi, Chiara Venturin, Ilenia Bonini, Rupert Ortner, Humberto Cerrel Bazo, Luca Tonin, Stefano Tortora (+3 others)
2021 Methods and Protocols  
This protocol aims to: (1) quantify neuro-muscular plasticity induced by a single training session with a robotic exoskeleton on post-stroke people and on a group of age and sex-matched controls; (2) test  ...  From this dataset, we will: (1) quantitatively estimate short-term neuroplasticity of brain connectivity in chronic stroke survivors after a single session of gait training; (2) compare muscle activation  ...  These findings were seen to be magnified when using an exoskeleton device in comparison to standard training programs [76] and are expected in both able-bodied participants and stroke survivors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mps4030048 pmid:34287357 fatcat:gapa6wcwuretblg6wo42vv3ylm

The Functional Tactile Object Recognition Test: A Unidimensional Measure With Excellent Internal Consistency for Haptic Sensing of Real Objects After Stroke

Leeanne M. Carey, Yvonne Y. K. Mak-Yuen, Thomas A. Matyas
2020 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
One in two people with stroke experience impaired body sensation, with negative impact on hand use and return to previous valued activities.  ...  Therapists can use the fTORT to quantify impaired tactile object recognition in people with stroke based on the current set of items.  ...  K., and Matyas, M. (2019). The functional Tactile Object Recognition Test: A unidimensional measure with excellent internal consistency for use in people with stroke.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2020.542590 pmid:33071730 pmcid:PMC7538651 fatcat:hxfq5gc7l5c7jec4rxf2not5r4

"It's All Sort of Cool and Interesting…but What Do I Do With It?" A Qualitative Study of Stroke Survivors' Perceptions of Surface Electromyography

Heather A Feldner, Christina Papazian, Keshia Peters, Katherine M Steele
2020 Frontiers in Neurology  
Results: Three themes emerged from the data: (1) "Surface EMG has potential....but..." highlights the recognition of sEMG as a valuable tool but reveals a lack of understanding and need for clear meaning  ...  The purpose of this study was to foreground the perspectives of stroke survivors to gain a better understanding of their experiences in neurorehabilitation, the technologies they have used during their  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the stroke survivors and spouses/caregivers that participated in this study for contributing their meaningful perspectives and sharing their experiences,  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2020.01037 pmid:33041981 pmcid:PMC7527473 fatcat:folejvykqneqdjhbugnwr23eye

Video-based Feedback for Assisting Physical Activity

Renato Baptista, Michel Antunes, Djamila Aouada, Björn Ottersten
2017 Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications  
This can be used as a home based rehabilitation system for stroke survivors, where the objective is for patients to practice and improve their daily life activities.  ...  In this paper, we explore the concept of providing feedback to a user moving in front of a depth camera so that he is able to replicate a specific template action.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been partially funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation project STARR under grant agreement No.689947.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006132302740280 dblp:conf/visapp/BaptistaAAO17 fatcat:7goe2ancx5bsvcqn4vvbh57p2e


Lok Sum Lo, James Galloway, Bernd Ploderer, Dimitri Perrin
2017 Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction - OZCHI '17  
There is a desire for automatic quantification of upper limb movement, e.g., from people whose ability to use their arm is affected by injury, surgery, or stroke, as well as by health professionals working  ...  The aim of our research is to create wearable technology that is easy to use and accessible for people in order to track the use of the arm in everyday life.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3152771.3156136 dblp:conf/ozchi/LoGPP17 fatcat:x6qcvz65qzf2plkmv5qbgdh6yq

Development and preliminary evaluation of a novel low cost VR-based upper limb stroke rehabilitation platform using Wii technology

Emmanuel Tsekleves, Ioannis Theoklitos Paraskevopoulos, Alyson Warland, Cherry Kilbride
2014 Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology  
A two-week, single case study with a long-term stroke survivor showed positive changes in all four outcome measures employed, with the participant reporting better wrist control and greater functional  ...  survivors. • Low-cost, off-the-shelf game sensors, such as the Nintendo Wii remote, are acceptable by stroke survivors as an add-on to upper limb stroke rehabilitation but have to be bespoked to provide  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the National Health Service (NHS) London Regional Innovation Fund, which supported the ReWiiRe project, all the stroke survivors who took place in  ... 
doi:10.3109/17483107.2014.981874 pmid:25391221 fatcat:juwzymstvrhslintd2ujj26xqm

Current State of Robotics in Hand Rehabilitation after Stroke: A Systematic Review

Chang Liu, Jingxin Lu, Hongbo Yang, Kai Guo
2022 Applied Sciences  
Among the methods of hand function rehabilitation after stroke, robot-assisted rehabilitation is widely used, and the use of hand rehabilitation robots can provide functional training of the hand or assist  ...  the paralyzed hand with activities of daily living.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12094540 fatcat:4bmjpsfemvg73nwjpm6hxx2oaa

Enabling Active InteractionWith Music And Sound In Multisensory Environments

Ben Challis, Angela Kang, Rachel Rimmer, Mark Hildred
2017 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies  
Future directions are outlined including defining core design principles, embedding adaptive-audio techniques within specialist software and exploring the benefits of MSEs for stroke survivors.  ...  Both environments were regarded as spaces within which to work rather than as a given suite of technologies and the activities being explored placed much emphasis on moving beyond passive modes of interaction  ...  MMU's Department of Contemporary Arts works closely with a number of local community groups offering music and movement workshops and recently hosted one such workshop for a group of stroke survivors.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.5-9-2017.153060 fatcat:hpwcd4bvh5h4zoocezzl6fslsi

Commercial Postural Devices: A Review

Nicole Kah Mun Yoong, Jordan Perring, Ralph Jasper Mobbs
2019 Sensors  
Wearables are devices worn on the human body and are able to measure various health parameters, such as physical activity, energy expenditure and gait.  ...  Wearable technology is a promising alternative to laboratory systems for movement and posture analysis. This article reviews commercial wearable devices with a focus on postural analysis.  ...  Acknowledgments: There are no further acknowledgments Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19235128 pmid:31771130 pmcid:PMC6929158 fatcat:xkqpv2jmevegnikeeeps7w7ajy

Gamifying Motor Rehabilitation Therapies: Challenges and Opportunities of Immersive Technologies

Bruno Ferreira, Paulo Menezes
2020 Information  
Recovering from a traumatic incident (e.g, a stroke) implies rigorous and demanding therapies to ensure recovery of the lost capabilities.  ...  Furthermore, we propose a platform that follows the opportunity of creating serious games that are designed for stroke patients with reduced upper limb mobility while following the same principles of common  ...  Background Recovering from Stroke and Typical Clinical Condition The human brain is a fascinating organ that is in charge of everything that our body does.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info11020088 fatcat:yknur6a44neslagy2fatrkb4qq

Human-Robot Interaction in Rehabilitation and Assistance: a Review

Abolfazl Mohebbi
2020 Current Robotics Reports  
activities for assistive systems and exercises for rehabilitation devices to fit each user's need and maximize their effectiveness.  ...  Summary A review of recent research and development efforts on human-robot interaction in assistive and rehabilitation robotics is presented in this paper.  ...  Figure 6 a illustrates a single-degree-of-freedom linear model of a coupled human-exoskeleton system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-020-00015-4 fatcat:t6vkv6iic5apxcvt7qvlqwoxjq

"Wink to grasp" — comparing eye, voice & EMG gesture control of grasp with soft-robotic gloves

Bernardo Noronha, Sabine Dziemian, Giuseppe A. Zito, Charalambos Konnaris, A. Aldo Faisal
2017 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR)  
We use a soft-robotic SEM glove (Bioservo Technologies AB, Sweden) to evaluate how the 3 modalities support the performance and subjective experience of the end-user when movement assisted.  ...  We compare our novel approach to two conventional approaches for controlling robotic devices based on electromyography (EMG) and speech-based human-computer interaction technology.  ...  We thank Martin Wahlstedt and Alexander Skoglund from Bioservo for providing us with their proprietary ROS interface to the SEM glove for this evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icorr.2017.8009387 pmid:28813959 dblp:conf/icorr/NoronhaDZKF17 fatcat:oiezsuihavh5hc2hjnrkqdhb6e

Design, development and deployment of a hand/wrist exoskeleton for home-based rehabilitation after stroke - SCRIPT project

F. Amirabdollahian, S. Ates, A. Basteris, A. Cesario, J. Buurke, H. Hermens, D. Hofs, E. Johansson, G. Mountain, N. Nasr, S. Nijenhuis, G. Prange (+5 others)
2014 Robotica (Cambridge. Print)  
These include a new orthosis that allows a more active control of the amount of assistance and resistance provided, thus aiming to provide a more challenging interaction.  ...  Patients were involved in a feasibility study (n=23) and were instructed to use the device and its interactive games for 180 min per week, around 30 min per day, for a period of 6 weeks, with a 2-months  ...  We are grateful to SCRIPT consortium for their ongoing commitment and dedication to the project and to a large number of stroke patients, their families and healthcare professionals that have provided  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0263574714002288 fatcat:dc77bdvi3nhdbhcqns7j62cnae

Robot-Aided Upper-Limb Rehabilitation Based on Motor Imagery EEG

Baoguo Xu, Si Peng, Aiguo Song, Renhuan Yang, Lizheng Pan
2011 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
Stroke is a leading cause of disability worldwide.  ...  In this paper, a novel robot-assisted rehabilitation system based on motor imagery electroencephalography (EEG) is developed for regular training of neurological rehabilitation for upper limb stroke patients  ...  Approximately 80% of acute stroke survivors lose arm and hand movement skills.  ... 
doi:10.5772/45703 fatcat:awyvsxipt5h4jlb54rj7yhjdmu
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