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The Use of 3D Body Scanner in Medicine and Psychology: A Narrative Review

  • Elisa Pedroli
  • Rossella Digilio
  • Cosimo Tuena
  • Juan V. Durá-Gil
  • Franco Cernigliaro
  • Giuseppe Riva
  • Pietro Cipresso
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 253)

Abstract

In this narrative review several articles that explain the application of 3D Body Scanner were analyzed. Among all published articles in the last 10 years only 14 met the inclusion criteria. There are several fields of application of this technology: Body shape and posture analysis, pediatrics, metrical analysis, and forensic medicine. The results indicate that 3D Body Scanner is a promising technology that could help clinicians and researchers to improve their work both in term of quality and time saving.

Keywords

3D Body Scanner Medicine Psychology Review 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The present work was supported by the European funded project “BodyPass” – API-ecosystem for cross-sectorial exchange of 3D personal data (H2020-779780).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisa Pedroli
    • 1
  • Rossella Digilio
    • 1
  • Cosimo Tuena
    • 1
  • Juan V. Durá-Gil
    • 2
  • Franco Cernigliaro
    • 3
  • Giuseppe Riva
    • 1
    • 4
  • Pietro Cipresso
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology LabIRCCS Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanItaly
  2. 2.Instituto de Biomecánica de ValenciaUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  3. 3.U.O. Radiologia Ospedale San Luca IRCCS Istituto Auxologico ItalianoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Department of PsychologyCatholic UniversityMilanItaly

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