User Experience Assessment of a Tele-Rehabilitation Platform: The Physiotherapist Perspective

  • Jorge Luis Pérez-MedinaEmail author
  • Karina Beatríz Jimenes-Vargas
  • Patricia Acosta-Vargas
  • Yves Rybarczyk
  • Mario González
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 959)


This paper summarizes the heuristic evaluation carried out to the ePHoRt, a web-based platform that aims at improving the rehabilitation of patients after an arthroplasty. The development of the interfaces is carried out by an agile, collaborative and user-centered methodology. The heuristic evaluation was performed by four experts, considering four ergonomics principles as follows: user guidance, user support, user control and freedom, and user support. The results have allowed us to obtain a series of recommendations that could be applied to improve the functionalities and the user interface of our tele-rehabilitation platform.


Usability Heuristic evaluation E-health Physical rehabilitation Physiotherapist activities 



The work is supported by Universidad de Las Am´ericas (UDLA) under Grant No.: SIS.JPM.18.01.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge Luis Pérez-Medina
    • 1
    Email author
  • Karina Beatríz Jimenes-Vargas
    • 1
  • Patricia Acosta-Vargas
    • 1
  • Yves Rybarczyk
    • 1
  • Mario González
    • 1
  1. 1.Intelligent and Interactive Systems Lab (SI2 Lab)Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA)QuitoEcuador

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