Developing a Tangible Gaming Board for Post-Stroke Upper Limb Functional Training

@inproceedings{Wang2017DevelopingAT,
  title={Developing a Tangible Gaming Board for Post-Stroke Upper Limb Functional Training},
  author={Pan Wang and Gerald Choon Huat Koh and Christian Gilles Boucharenc and Tian Ma Xu and Hamasaki and Ching Chiuan Yen},
  booktitle={Tangible and Embedded Interaction},
  year={2017}
}
Low patient motivation and compliance has been reported as a main barrier to effective rehabilitation. This study aims to provide an engaging and intuitive tool to increase the motivation of elderly stroke survivors in rehabilitation program. We present a tangible gaming board for the training of upper limb gross motor and fine motor skills. 64 RGB LED rotary encoders are evenly distributed on the board into eight rows. A modular design allows for training of various hand functions with… CONTINUE READING