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Virtual Reality [chapter]

Max Ortiz-Catalan, Sharon Nijenhuis, Kurt Ambrosch, Thamar Bovend'Eerdt, Sebastian Koenig, Belinda Lange
2013 Biosystems and Biorobotics  
This chapter provides an overview on the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in rehabilitation with respect to recent neuroscience and physical therapy reviews of individuals with motor impairments.  ...  A wide range of technologies have been employed to provide rehabilitation supported by VR. Several studies have found evidence of the benefits of VR rehabilitation technologies.  ...  Advantages of VR Rehabilitation Based on the previous review of the VR rehabilitation literature, several important strengths of VR rehabilitation have been identified.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38556-8_13 fatcat:c3rb63sr7neqfn7hkjg6n74fm4

XR (Extended Reality: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality) Technology in Spine Medicine: Status Quo and Quo Vadis

Tadatsugu Morimoto, Takaomi Kobayashi, Hirohito Hirata, Koji Otani, Maki Sugimoto, Masatsugu Tsukamoto, Tomohito Yoshihara, Masaya Ueno, Masaaki Mawatari
2022 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
In recent years, with the rapid advancement and consumerization of virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, and extended reality (XR) technology, the use of XR technology in spine medicine has  ...  The purpose of this narrative review is to describe the accelerators of XR (VR, AR, MR) technology in spine medicine and then to provide a comprehensive review of the use of XR technology in spine medicine  ...  Introduction Advances in computing power have led to a significant advancement of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) technologies.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm11020470 pmid:35054164 pmcid:PMC8779726 fatcat:v6sjwsofc5fpzlwaklhvlz5q2u

Virtual Reality in Evidence-Based Psychotherapy [chapter]

Aurora Szentgotai, David Opri, Daniel Davi
2010 Virtual Reality  
A discussion of these assessment-related challenges gives us a picture of where virtual reality fits in into the puzzle.  ...  ADHD intervention protocol illustrating the integration of VR strategies into a CBT treatment program www.intechopen.com Virtual Reality 462 www.intechopen.comVirtual Reality www.intechopen.comVirtual  ...  Virtual Reality in Evidence-Based Psychotherapy, Virtual Reality, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.5772/13130 fatcat:2tosrbiblzd4lelxthl3syznxy

Application of Virtual Reality in Neuro-Rehabilitation: An Overview [chapter]

Lucia F, Antonio Candelieri, Loris Pignolo
2010 Virtual Reality  
Broeren and coworkers have emphasized the reduced labor, logistics and costs of the state-of art web-based video/audio systems for telemedicine and tested their protocol in a case study, with VR associated  ...  VR-based systems for sensory, cognitive and behavioural rehabilitation The traditional protocols for cognitive-behavioural rehabilitation are mostly based on imaginary or in-vivo exposure; the Virtual  ...  Application of Virtual Reality in Neuro-Rehabilitation: An Overview, Virtual Reality, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.5772/13555 fatcat:kpeibm4etrhwbjvc55hd65kexi

Enhancing Upper Limb Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients With Virtual Reality: A Mini Review

Julie Bui, Jacques Luauté, Alessandro Farnè
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
In recent years, scholars have massively turned to virtual reality (VR) to develop more effective rehabilitation approaches.  ...  Multiple studies have found significant improvements in upper limb function for patients using VR in therapy, but the heterogeneity of methods and tools employed make the assessment of VR efficacy difficult  ...  Effects of VR-based tele-rehabilitation on ADL also remain to be evaluated. Limits of Using Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation There are some limitations that have been noted concerning VR.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.595771 fatcat:6tombgy6yzeyxo5p3qc35f7y6e

Interactive Information Models and Augmented Reality in the Digital Age [chapter]

Matteo Del Giudice, Daniela De Luca, Anna Osello
2021 Representation Challenges. Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence in Cultural Heritage and Innovative Design Domain  
The real challenge that the digital era imposes on the society of the future is to define new secure and resilient digital models coupled with interoperable methods that minimize the impacts of our built  ...  New technologies of Augmented and Virtual Reality support principals and users to define stable and interoperable relational processes.  ...  Moreover, Daniela De Luca explained the obtained results, and the conclusions are meant to be a synthesis of Anna Osello.  ... 
doi:10.3280/oa-686.58 fatcat:lwker33ivvbqfh5s6czvgqv7oe

Virtuality Supports Reality for e-Health Applications [chapter]

Giovanni Saggio, Carlo Alberto
2010 Virtual Reality  
From this point of view VR is a really great opportunity within this challenge.  ...  As an example, the NeuroVR 1.5 is a cost-free virtual reality platform based on open-source components, allowing professionals to easily modify a virtual world, to best suit the needs of the clinical setting  ... 
doi:10.5772/13085 fatcat:vhkczvh32fbvdbpvf5gdtq57le

Virtual Reality Neurorehabilitation

Zhihan Lv, Jinkang Guo
2022 International Journal of Mental Health Promotion  
The present work investigates the application of virtual reality (VR) technology to neurorehabilitation.  ...  When the effect of traditional rehabilitation training on the gait and balance of Parkinson's patients is not good enough, VR-based rehabilitation training can at least be used as an alternative therapy  ...  Funding Statement: The authors received no specific funding for this study. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest to report regarding the present study.  ... 
doi:10.32604/ijmhp.2022.019829 fatcat:dulkslarlvbdzdia5vbqk2ieni

Virtual Reality Programs Applications in Healthcare

Hassan A Aziz
2018 Journal of Health & Medical Informatics  
making for specific case studies and distance learning.  ...  Current Virtual Reality (VR) applications in healthcare demonstrate potential abilities to address cognitive, psychological, motor, functional impairments and opportunities for training and education of  ...  One of the promising tools is Virtual Reality (VR) Training where healthcare is considered one of the biggest adopters.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2157-7420.1000305 fatcat:icfyxatcyzanfnmqqi7auw3z4e

Exploring the Potential of Virtual Reality for the Elderly and People with Disabilities [chapter]

Felix Kamieth, Patrick Dhne, Reiner Wichert, Juan Luis, Viveca Jimenez-Mixco, Antonella Arca, Maria Teresa
2010 Virtual Reality  
In this sense, Virtual Reality (VR) -at a broader scope, Virtual & Mixed Reality (VMR)-is growing to become a very useful tool for the empowerment of a large number of people.  ...  In the case of brain damage, VR approaches not only include direct rehabilitation work but also give the opportunity for tele-rehabilitation (Flores et al., 2008) .  ...  The most typical fields for the application of virtual reality are medicine and engineering.  ... 
doi:10.5772/13591 fatcat:aunwtip3s5fgdngjkbl5g2ceo4

Virtual Reality in the Neurosciences: Current Practice and Future Directions

Hayden Scott, Connor Griffin, William Coggins, Brooke Elberson, Mohamed Abdeldayem, Tuhin Virmani, Linda J. Larson-Prior, Erika Petersen
2022 Frontiers in Surgery  
In this article, we aim to draw attention to these areas, as well as highlight the current settings in which virtual reality (VR) is being actively studied and implemented within the field of neurosurgery  ...  Additionally, we discuss the current limitations of the applications of virtual reality within various settings.  ...  Tai AX, Sack KD, Herur-Raman A, Jean WC. The benefits of limited orbitotomy on the supraorbital approach: an anatomic and morphometric study in virtual reality.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fsurg.2021.807195 pmid:35252318 pmcid:PMC8894248 fatcat:36xnagyoynf2lkeutblsrvhkd4

Investigating the User Experience of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Solution for Biomechatronics Laboratory and Home Environment

Julie Madelen Madshaven, Tonje Fjeldstad Markseth, David Bye Jomås, Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe, Morten Ottestad, Frank Reichert, Filippo Sanfilippo
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
The home-based rehabilitation system consists of a Nintendo Wii Balance Board and an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.  ...  Virtual reality (VR) technology is a promising tool in physical rehabilitation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to give a special thanks to Associate Professor Sondre Sanden Tørdal for the development and implementation of a Pythonbased communication gateway between the biomechatronics  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.645042 fatcat:fophkzsdrvboxgtz7bnxqqtbqy

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Game Technologies in Ophthalmology Training

Eduardo Gross Muñoz, Ramon Fabregat, Jorge Bacca-Acosta, Néstor Duque-Méndez, Cecilia Avila-Garzon
2022 Information  
The training of qualified ophthalmologists is generally carried out under the traditional settings, where there is a supervisor and a student, and training is based on the use of animal eyes or artificial  ...  In addition, the advantages and disadvantages, limitations, and challenges involved in the use of virtual reality, augmented reality, and game technologies in this field are also presented.  ...  a movement or on a real movement, so the use of virtual reality devices can cause dizziness [22] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/info13050222 fatcat:75skwikqavgc5nfibpucyvmuhu

Surgical Simulation Training Systems: Box Trainers, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Simulators

Constantinos Loukas
2016 International Journal of Advanced Robotics and Automation  
In contrast to Virtual Reality (VR) and traditional surgical training, simulation-based training in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), and Augmented Reality (AR) technology, constitute relatively new application  ...  In this article we provide a survey on the simulation techniques and systems employed for surgical skills training based on traditional as well as more advanced VR technologies.  ...  Figure 3 : 3 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed in a purely virtual environment of a commercial VR trainer. and assessment curricula and would exploit the limitless potentials of Virtual Reality (VR  ... 
doi:10.15226/2473-3032/1/2/00109 fatcat:vhnijk6j6vfiviu4xll5nu2sle

Virtual Environments in Physical Therapy [chapter]

Felix O.
2012 Virtual Reality and Environments  
A virtual environment case study The author conducted a case study to justify his own belief on this inconclusive subject.  ...  Recent studies have shown that virtual reality technology can be used to provide this treatment approach based on its capability to create an integrated, interactive, motivating environment in which practice  ... 
doi:10.5772/37132 fatcat:hrwxakcnkvalxifpu4n4wrkkla
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