The EPIK Island - Serious Game for Stroke Recovery

Inés Pinilla Giménez, Francisco J. Díaz-Pernas, Sonia Garrote Fernández, Juan Azael Herrero Alonso, David González Ortega, Mario Martínez-Zarzuela


In this paper we describe the features of a serious game with virtual reality for use as a complement in rehabilitation therapies for patients who have suffered a stroke with subsequent motor and/or cognitive sequelae. We will expose the importance of rehabilitation in this kind of patients, and how virtual reality video games can be a good complement to the classical rehabilitation method. The game is divided in two applications: one for the therapists where they can change the parameters of the game for adapting it to the patient’s limitations, and the user’s application where the patient can play the different scenes and can perform the prescribed rehabilitation exercises. Each one of the scenes allows the patient to perform some movements aimed at the rehabilitation of some of its limitations, both motor and cognitive.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Pinilla Giménez I., Díaz-Pernas F., Garrote Fernández S., Herrero Alonso J., González Ortega D. and Martínez-Zarzuela M. (2017). The EPIK Island - Serious Game for Stroke Recovery . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE, ISBN 978-989-758-251-6, pages 192-197. DOI: 10.5220/0006366501920197

in Bibtex Style

author={Inés Pinilla Giménez and Francisco J. Díaz-Pernas and Sonia Garrote Fernández and Juan Azael Herrero Alonso and David González Ortega and Mario Martínez-Zarzuela},
title={The EPIK Island - Serious Game for Stroke Recovery},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,
TI - The EPIK Island - Serious Game for Stroke Recovery
SN - 978-989-758-251-6
AU - Pinilla Giménez I.
AU - Díaz-Pernas F.
AU - Garrote Fernández S.
AU - Herrero Alonso J.
AU - González Ortega D.
AU - Martínez-Zarzuela M.
PY - 2017
SP - 192
EP - 197
DO - 10.5220/0006366501920197