alexa A Kinect-based upper limb rehabilitation system to assist people with cerebral palsy.
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Journal of Biomusical Engineering

Author(s): Chang YJ, Han WY, Tsai YC

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Abstract This study assessed the possibility of rehabilitating two adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) using a Kinect-based system in a public school setting. The system provided 3 degrees of freedom for prescribing a rehabilitation program to achieve customized treatment. This study was carried out according to an ABAB reversal replication design in which A represented the baseline and B represented intervention phases. Data showed that the two participants significantly increased their motivation for upper limb rehabilitation, thus improving exercise performance during the intervention phases. Practical and developmental implications of the findings are discussed. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This article was published in Res Dev Disabil and referenced in Journal of Biomusical Engineering

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