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Comprehensive Interactive Neurorehabilitation System Design and Implementation through the Application of Interdisciplinary Research and Integrated Design Approaches

Abstract Stroke is a leading cause of disability with varying effects across stroke survivors necessitating comprehensive approaches to rehabilitation. Interactive neurorehabilitation (INR) systems represent promising technological solutions that can provide an array of sensing, feedback and analysis tools which hold the potential to maximize clinical therapy as well as extend therapy to the home. Currently, there are a variety of approaches to INR design, which coupled with minimal large-scale clinical data, has led to a lack of cohesion in INR design. INR design presents an inherently complex space as these systems have multiple users including stroke survivors, therapists and designers, each with their own user experience needs. This dissertation... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Baran, Michael (Author) / Rikakis, Thanassis (Advisor) / Olson, Loren (Advisor) / Wolf, Steven L (Committee member) / Ingalls, Todd (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Design / Biomedical engineering / Interactive Neurorehabilitation / Interdisciplinary / Mixed Reality / Stroke Rehabilitation / System Design
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 356 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Media Arts and Sciences 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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