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Monitoring mobility disorders at home using 3D visual sensors and mobile sensors

Farnoush B. Kashani, Beth Fisher, Sara Mulroy, Philip Requejo, Carolee Winstein, Gerard Medioni, Khanh Nguyen, Luciano Nocera, Cyrus Shahabi, Ruizhe Wang, Cesar E. Blanco, Yi-An Chen (+1 others)
2013 Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Wireless Health - WH '13  
PoCM 2 uses both 3D visual sensors (such as Microsoft Kinect) and mobile sensors (i.e., internal and external sensors embedded with/connected to a mobile device such as a smartphone) for complementary  ...  In this paper, we present PoCM 2 (Point-of-Care Mobility Monitoring), a generic and extensible at-home mobility evaluation and monitoring system.  ...  RELATED WORK Several attempts have been made at automating mobility disorder evaluation and monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2534088.2534097 dblp:conf/wh/KashaniMNNSWBCCFMRW13 fatcat:md5psua4tjedfhbhmkd6kngp6y

Usefulness of Mobile Devices in the Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Patients with Dizziness and Balance Disorders: A State of the Art Review

Anna Gawronska, Anna Pajor, Ewa Zamyslowska-Szmytke, Oskar Rosiak, Magdalena Jozefowicz-Korczynska
2020 Clinical Interventions in Aging  
Smartphones are widely used as a mobile computing platform and to evaluate the results or monitor the patient during the movement and rehabilitation.  ...  In recent years, new technologies like wearable sensors (mobile posturography) have been applied during complex dynamic activities to diagnose and rehabilitate balance disorders.  ...  However the cost and size of these devices makes them impractical to use at home, therefore significantly limiting their capability for continuous monitoring and home rehabilitation.  ... 
doi:10.2147/cia.s289861 pmid:33376315 pmcid:PMC7764625 fatcat:5tfsvhm7q5dixolyknjy33vxty

Wearable Sensors for Assisted Living in Elderly People

Hugo Saner
2018 Frontiers in ICT  
people living at home.  ...  Most elderly people live at home. However, aging involves decreased mobility, decreased strength and stamina, and reduced sensory acuity.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2018.00001 fatcat:vwiqk7qd55abvlzwv6c74rpc5a

Vision-based approach for long-term mobility monitoring: Single case study following total hip replacement

Elham Dolatabadi, Babak Taati, Alex Mihailidis
2014 Journal of rehabilitation research and development  
The study confirmed that the Kinect sensor and an automated algorithm have the potential to be integrated into a patient's home to monitor changes in mobility during the recovery period.  ...  This article presents a single case study on the feasibility of using a low-cost and portable vision-based system (a Microsoft Kinect sensor) to monitor changes in movement patterns before and after a  ...  In conclusion, monitoring balance and mobility during rehabilitation recovery at home appears to be feasible following early discharge from the hospital.  ... 
doi:10.1682/jrrd.2013.12.0263 pmid:25438095 fatcat:nixcs2ar2jcbzk76iql7zluf7q

Cardiopulmonary coupling analysis using smart wearables and mobile computing

Willi Schüler, Nicolai Spicher, Thomas M. Deserno
2021 Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering  
Novel textile shirts with embedded ECG sensors offer convenient and continuously monitored sleep at home.  ...  We investigate the feasibility of a shirt with textile sensors (Pro- Kit, Hexoskin, Quebec, Canada) for CPC analysis by mobile computing.  ...  CPC application We develop a mobile application with three components:  Recording connects the shirt and stores the data;  Analysis computes the CPC;  Plot visualizes data in 2D and 3D.  ... 
doi:10.1515/cdbme-2021-2074 fatcat:zkop4bslnjg6hglipotivepffu

Technological methods used in evaluating the balance

Soyuer Ferhan
2020 International Journal of Spine Research  
Technological methods used in the assessment of balance are robotic systems, virtual reality applications, tele-rehabilitation, web-based applications and sensor applications.  ...  The technological method to be used in balance assessment suitability of the patient, ease of use, time saving, active participation, depending on the person's fi nancial situation and the severity of  ...  For this purpose, by using information and communication technologies, it will provide tele-rehabilitation and rehabilitation services directly at home, with an effi ciency similar to traditional therapy  ... 
doi:10.17352/ijsr.000016 fatcat:t3oefneznbehbifiquk7ia562q

Integration of CFD-Based Virtual Sensors to A Ubiquitous Sensor Network to Support Micro-Scale Air Quality Management

J. H. Woo, S. M. An, K. Hong, J. J. Kim, S. B. Lim, H. S. Kim, J. H. Eum
2016 Journal of Environmental Informatics  
We found that the combination of CFD-based modeling data with a fast large volume data management system and a mobile visualization system will be a successful intermediate solution for a user-based air  ...  continuous monitoring, and limited sensitivity to ambient concentrations.  ...  The established 3D GIS map was used as input data for performing CFD air quality modeling (Figure 3(b) ) and for visualizing the CFD output data (Figure 13(b) ).  ... 
doi:10.3808/jei.201500314 fatcat:uqscsjyeefe2rpksoxf5t6ffiq

Wearable motion sensor device to facilitate rehabilitation program in patients with shoulder adhesive capsulitis: a pilot study to assess feasibility (Preprint)

Yu-Pin Chen, Chung-Ying Lin, Ming-Jr Tsai, Tai-Yuan Chuang, Oscar Kuang-Sheng Lee
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
The MSD comprised inertial measurement unit-based sensors and mobile apps for patients and physicians, offering shoulder mobility tracing, home-based exercise support, and progress monitoring.  ...  This facilitates at-home physical therapy by providing comprehensible and easily accessible exercise instructions, enhancing compliance, ensuring the correctness of exercise, and monitoring the progress  ...  Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge financial support from the Ministry of Science and Technology  ... 
doi:10.2196/17032 pmid:32457026 fatcat:j7f32zrdxjbpbfuieyf4ssfdpm

Daily Life Benefits and Usage Characteristics of Dynamic Arm Supports in Subjects with Neuromuscular Disorders

Johannes Essers, Alessio Murgia, Anneliek Peters, Kenneth Meijer
2020 Sensors  
They had different neuromuscular disorders and collectively used four different arm supports.  ...  Neuromuscular disorders cause progressive muscular weakness, which limits upper extremity mobility and performance during activities of daily life.  ...  like to thank Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (Den Haag, The Netherlands) for funding the Symbionics Perspectief Program project 13523 ADAPT, Focal Meditech (Tilburg, The Netherlands) and  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20174864 pmid:32872138 fatcat:ffjkhq727vbzriagymatnuxk3y

Stealthy Health Sensing to Objectively Characterize Motor Movement Disorders

Salvador Aguinaga, Christian Poellabauer
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
We evaluate the mobile app by characterizing and monitoring tremor, one of the most common neurological movement disorders.  ...  In this article, we propose a new smartphone solution that uses stealthy health sensing to more objectively characterize neurological movement disorders using built-in sensors.  ...  This work leverages sensor-rich smartphones with built-in inertial motion sensors such as accelerometers and gyroscopes to deliver patient home monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.06.169 fatcat:gtqr3rgrmnex7dpwaszznoyobm

Characteristics and Applications of Technology-Aided Hand Functional Assessment: A Systematic Review

Ciro Mennella, Susanna Alloisio, Antonio Novellino, Federica Viti
2021 Sensors  
Inertial measurement unit (IMU) and force sensing resistor (FSR) resulted the sensing technologies most used for kinematic and kinetic analysis.  ...  Glove-based systems, instrumented objects and body-networked sensor systems appeared from the search, together with vision-based motion capture systems, end-effector, and exoskeleton systems.  ...  system (Wristband and Wireless - Visual Kinematic Performance ADL Fine hand use; hand and arm use Chronic stroke (n = 29) Home TRL 6 ring) Jha, 2021 [23] Fiber optical sensors Glove-based system Wired  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010199 pmid:35009742 pmcid:PMC8749695 fatcat:enlsxl5x5faubmsaluyzmjaigi

New Internet of Medical Things for Home-Based Treatment of Anorectal Disorders

Jerry Zhou, Vincent Ho, Bahman Javadi
2022 Sensors  
We discuss our user-centric design process and the proposed architecture, including a new sensing probe, mobile app, and cloud-based web application.  ...  However, existing systems for home anorectal biofeedback are not able to monitor patient compliance or assess the quality of exercises performed, and as a result have yet to see wide spread clinical adoption  ...  ., V.H. and B.J. are listed as inventors and hold a patent for the new IoMT device for home-based anorectal biofeedback therapy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22020625 pmid:35062585 pmcid:PMC8780207 fatcat:l5uut6ubcnab3nn6bqqdbf6p6a

Design and Implementation of Health Monitoring Device using FPGA

Vaibhavi Bhelkar, D. K.
2017 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The author would also like to thank PG Coordinator Mr.S.B.Dhonde for his immense help and numerous suggestions.  ...  Accelerometer sensor can be attached to human arm for determining patient's movements and 3D cameras can be used for visual monitoring of elderly patients according to the walking patterns.  ...  Communication within the hospital and through SMS has been done by using GSM. A system monitoring blood pressure, pulse rate and fall of an elderly at home has been described in [8] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2017912841 fatcat:g5wanswburdu7lf32fvswvanu4

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  
The interrater reliability of the measurement for knee mobility and the time spent completing the 5-times sit-to-stand test (5TSST) by two experienced physicians and using the MSD in 12 healthy participants  ...  This study aimed to verify the feasibility of applying a wearable motion sensor device (MSD) to assist patients in performing home-based exercises after TKA.  ...  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

An Overview of Smart Shoes in the Internet of Health Things: Gait and Mobility Assessment in Health Promotion and Disease Monitoring

Bjoern Eskofier, Sunghoon Lee, Manuela Baron, André Simon, Christine Martindale, Heiko Gaßner, Jochen Klucken
2017 Applied Sciences  
Mobility monitoring technologies demand research in sensor-based data acquisition and its subsequent analysis to support objective and clinically relevant gait analysis outside of conventional clinical  ...  The continuous, automatic monitoring of sensor-based information on walking ability and mobility is increasingly exploited to support objective assessment for preventative and proactive disease management  ...  Home monitoring approaches could cover this range of gait mobility over the course of the day, and serve as complementary technology with the aim to optimize multidisciplinary medical care Gait and mobility  ... 
doi:10.3390/app7100986 fatcat:zw5pmendk5cppgchgzo4bcukxi
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