Advanced Technologies in Rehabilitation: Empowering Cognitive, Physical, Social and Communicative Skills Through Virtual Reality, Robots, Wearable Systems and Brain-computer Interfaces

Front Cover
Andrea Gaggioli, Emily A. Keshner, Patrice L. Weiss
IOS Press, 2009 - Medical - 281 pages
0 Reviews
You'll be re-directed to the IOS Press Booksonline Platform. The goal of this book is to bring together ideas from several different disciplines in order to examine the focus and aims that drive rehabilitation intervention and technology development. Specifically, the chapters in this book address the questions of what research is currently taking place to further develop rehabilitation, applied technology and how we have been able to modify and measure responses in both healthy and clinical populations using these technologies. The following chapters are dedicated toward addressing these issues. 1. Does Training with Technology Add to Functional Gains? 2. Are there Rules that Govern Recovery of Function? 3. Using the Body's Own Signals to Augment Therapeutic Gains 4. Technology Incorporates Cognition and Action 5. Technology Enhances the Impact of Rehabilitation Programs 6. Summary

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

An Introduction
1
Training and Technology as an Aid in Functional Gains
23
Robotic Assisted Rehabilitation in Virtual Reality with the LEXOS
40
Copyright

13 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information