Collaborative Tele-rehabilitation: A Strategy for Increasing Engagement

  title={Collaborative Tele-rehabilitation: A Strategy for Increasing Engagement},
  author={R.C.V. Loureiro and M. J. Johnson and W. S. Harwin},
  journal={The First IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2006. BioRob 2006.},
This paper examines the influence of a collaborative rehabilitation environment that encourages a long-distance collaborative "play" using two robot-mediated environments. This study presents a strategy for increasing motivation on able-bodied persons, applicable to impaired persons, to engage, sustain play and relate during a shared task. The study consisted of a series of eighteen single case studies, each involved in two distinct phases and assessed using a multidimensional measurement… CONTINUE READING
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