Virtual reality system based on Kinect for the elderly in fall prevention.

@article{Hsieh2014VirtualRS,
  title={Virtual reality system based on Kinect for the elderly in fall prevention.},
  author={W-M Hsieh and Ching-Chu Chen and S-C Wang and S-Y Tan and Y-S Hwang and Steven C Chen and J. Lai and Yao-Li Chen},
  journal={Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={27-36}
}
BACKGROUND Daily life movements require balance ability. Good balance control is closely related to body stability and its development. Therefore, balance training is necessary for any age group. OBJECTIVE This study proposes the combination of Kinect and virtual reality to build an information platform of interactive scenarios, for practice and evaluation of balance ability. Real-time monitoring of SpO_2, pulse rate, velocity and reaction time during the training process is presented for the… CONTINUE READING
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