Ubiquitous Rehabilitation Combining Inertial Measurement System with Smartphone and Supported by Visual and Voice Feedback
The positive influence of physical activity on people’s health and well-being is no longer a doubt. Instead of “do we need to exercise?” people ask, “how to exercise?” what is noticeable in growing interest in active lifestyle websites. Following the trend, additionally considering the popularity of smartphone applications, affordability and still decreasing size of inertial measurement unit based motion capture solutions, a new system prototype has been proposed. Smartphone connected with inertial measurement sensors will allow users to perform an independent, ubiquitous rehabilitation.
KeywordsUbiquitous rehabilitation Inertial measurement unit Smartphone Attitude and heading reference system Unity
Data used in this project were obtained from the Centre for Research and Development of the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology (PJAIT) (http://bytom.pja.edu.pl/).
This work has been supported by the National Centre for Research and Development “Innovative IT system to support training in alpine skiing and biathlon, with the functions of multimodal motion data acquisition, visualization and advanced analysis using machine learning techniques. Snowcookie PRO”.
This work has been supported by Ministry of Science and Higher Education, PhD implementation program.
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