New Developments in the Gesture Therapy Platform - Past, Present and Future of our Research

Felipe Orihuela-Espina, Paloma Álvarez-Cardenas, Lorena Palafox, Israel Sánchez-Villavicencio, Alberto L. Morán, Jorge Hérnandez-Franco, Luis Enrique Sucar

Abstract

Gesture Therapy (GT) is a virtual rehabilitation tool for the upper arm that has been in the making since 2008, and by now has successfully demonstrated therapeutic validity in two small clinical trials for stroke survivors. During this time, our group has published a number of contributions regarding different aspects of this platform ranging from hardware controllers to artificial intelligence algorithms guiding different aspects of the serious games behaviour, and clinical trial data from observable improvements in dexterity to changes in functional neuroreorganization. As we continue our research efforts in virtual rehabilitation and realising this knowledge in the GT platform, this paper presents an overview of the latest developments as well as a roadmap for future research.

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Orihuela-Espina F., Álvarez-Cardenas P., Palafox L., Sánchez-Villavicencio I., L. Morán A., Hérnandez-Franco J. and Sucar L. (2013). New Developments in the Gesture Therapy Platform - Past, Present and Future of our Research . In Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-80-8, pages 106-113. DOI: 10.5220/0004663801060113


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@conference{virtrehab13,
author={Felipe Orihuela-Espina and Paloma Álvarez-Cardenas and Lorena Palafox and Israel Sánchez-Villavicencio and Alberto L. Morán and Jorge Hérnandez-Franco and Luis Enrique Sucar},
title={New Developments in the Gesture Therapy Platform - Past, Present and Future of our Research},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={106-113},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004663801060113},
isbn={978-989-8565-80-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2013)
TI - New Developments in the Gesture Therapy Platform - Past, Present and Future of our Research
SN - 978-989-8565-80-8
AU - Orihuela-Espina F.
AU - Álvarez-Cardenas P.
AU - Palafox L.
AU - Sánchez-Villavicencio I.
AU - L. Morán A.
AU - Hérnandez-Franco J.
AU - Sucar L.
PY - 2013
SP - 106
EP - 113
DO - 10.5220/0004663801060113