Design strategies to improve patient motivation during robot-aided rehabilitation

  title={Design strategies to improve patient motivation during robot-aided rehabilitation},
  author={Roberto Colombo and Fabrizio Pisano and Alessandra Mazzone and Carmen Delconte and Silvestro Micera and Maria Chiara Carrozza and Paolo Dario and Giuseppe Minuco},
  journal={Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation},
  pages={3 - 3}
Motivation is an important factor in rehabilitation and frequently used as a determinant of rehabilitation outcome. Several factors can influence patient motivation and so improve exercise adherence. This paper presents the design of two robot devices for use in the rehabilitation of upper limb movements, that can motivate patients during the execution of the assigned motor tasks by enhancing the gaming aspects of rehabilitation. In addition, a regular review of the obtained performance can… CONTINUE READING
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