Designing a Telemedical System for Cardiac Exercise Rehabilitation

  • Florian Klompmaker
  • Clemens Busch
  • Karsten Nebe
  • Andreas Bleiker
  • Detlev Willemsen
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 127)


Since cardiac diseases cause the major amount of money spent in medical care, IT solutions that support patients in the rehabilitation phase are desirable. Such systems can motivate and guide patients in order to exercise frequently and hence to avoid another cardiac event. Such telemedical applications have posses a very special and heterogeneous user group. Therefore User Centered Design is crucial. We present a system setup and user interface design that was prototypically build for this kind of patients.


User centered design User interface design Rehabilitation Ergometer Telemedicine Training Supervision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian Klompmaker
    • 1
  • Clemens Busch
    • 2
  • Karsten Nebe
    • 1
  • Andreas Bleiker
    • 3
  • Detlev Willemsen
    • 2
  1. 1.C-LABUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany
  2. 2.Schüchtermann Schiller’sche Kliniken GmbH & Co KGBad RothenfeldeGermany
  3. 3.C-LABSiemens IT Solutions and ServicesPaderbornGermany

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