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Position-sensing technologies for movement analysis in stroke rehabilitation

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Research has focused on improvement of the quality of life of stroke patients. Gait detection, kinematics and kinetics analysis, home-based rehabilitation and telerehabilitation are the areas where there has been increasing research interest. The paper reviews position-sensing technologies and their application for human movement tracking and stroke rehabilitation. The review suggests that it is feasible to build a home-based telerehabilitation system for sensing and tracking the motion of stroke patients.

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Zheng, H., Black, N.D. & Harris, N.D. Position-sensing technologies for movement analysis in stroke rehabilitation. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. 43, 413–420 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02344720

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Keywords

  • Position sensing
  • Motion tracking
  • Human movement
  • Rehabilitation
  • Inertial sensors