Exercise Therapy

Telerehabilitation approach for patients with hand impairment.

Publication Date: 
Jan 30, 2017

PURPOSE: Telerehabilitation is one of the newest branches of telemedicine which has been developed because patients need regular trainings outside the medical institution but still under specialist supervision. It helps maintain regularity of exercises and reduces costs.

Mobile Phone-Based Joint Angle Measurement for Functional Assessment and Rehabilitation of Proprioception.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2015

Assessment of joint functional and proprioceptive abilities is essential for balance, posture, and motor control rehabilitation. Joint functional ability refers to the capacity of movement of the joint. It may be evaluated thereby measuring the joint range of motion (ROM).

A Context-Aware Application to Increase Elderly Users Compliance with Physical Rehabilitation Exercises at Home via Animatronic Biofeedback.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 31, 2015

Biofeedback from physical rehabilitation exercises has proved to lead to faster recovery, better outcomes, and increased patient motivation. In addition, it allows the physical rehabilitation processes carried out at the clinic to be complemented with exercises performed at home.

Acceptability of a mobile health exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation intervention: a randomized trial.

Publication Date: 
Aug 28, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mobile technologies (mHealth) have recently been used to deliver behavior change interventions; however, few have investigated the application of mHealth for treatment of ischemic heart disease (IHD).

Tailored motivational message generation: A model and practical framework for real-time physical activity coaching.

Publication Date: 
Jun 09, 2015

This paper presents a comprehensive and practical framework for automatic generation of real-time tailored messages in behavior change applications. Basic aspects of motivational messages are time, intention, content and presentation.

Comparison of two motion sensors for use in cardiac telerehabilitation.

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2011

We compared the activity estimated by a pedometer and an accelerometer in coronary artery disease patients included in a phase III cardiac rehabilitation programme.