Serious Games-based System to Train Weight Shifting and Balance after Stroke at Home - Description of a Pilot Study and Preliminary Experience

M. Pajaro-Blázquez, A. Dueñas-Ruiz, B. Ferrer-Gonzalez, A. Moreno-Conde, F. Jódar-Sánchez, C. Parra

Abstract

Serious games specifically designed for rehabilitation have the potential to help improve motor deficits and can be used to enhance recovery after stroke. Serious games provide a game-based repetitive and structured training while monitoring user performance and progress. In this paper, we present a description of an ongoing pilot study of a serious games-based system to train posture, balance and weight shifting after stroke at home. We also present a preliminary description of three patients enrolled in the pilot study that are successfully accomplishing an in-home training program showing good adherence, acceptance and satisfaction with the technology.

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Pajaro-Blázquez M., Dueñas-Ruiz A., Ferrer-Gonzalez B., Moreno-Conde A., Jódar-Sánchez F. and Parra C. (2014). Serious Games-based System to Train Weight Shifting and Balance after Stroke at Home - Description of a Pilot Study and Preliminary Experience . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-056-7, pages 135-142. DOI: 10.5220/0005190401350142


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@conference{virtrehab14,
author={M. Pajaro-Blázquez and A. Dueñas-Ruiz and B. Ferrer-Gonzalez and A. Moreno-Conde and F. Jódar-Sánchez and C. Parra},
title={Serious Games-based System to Train Weight Shifting and Balance after Stroke at Home - Description of a Pilot Study and Preliminary Experience},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={135-142},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005190401350142},
isbn={978-989-758-056-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics - Volume 1: VirtRehab, (NEUROTECHNIX 2014)
TI - Serious Games-based System to Train Weight Shifting and Balance after Stroke at Home - Description of a Pilot Study and Preliminary Experience
SN - 978-989-758-056-7
AU - Pajaro-Blázquez M.
AU - Dueñas-Ruiz A.
AU - Ferrer-Gonzalez B.
AU - Moreno-Conde A.
AU - Jódar-Sánchez F.
AU - Parra C.
PY - 2014
SP - 135
EP - 142
DO - 10.5220/0005190401350142