INTERACTION: training and monitoring of daily-life physical interaction with the environment after stroke

Jaap Buurke, Christian T.M. Baten, J. Reenalda, Jasper Reenalda, Corien Diana Maria Nikamp-Simons, A.R. Luft, Danilo De Rossi, Hendrik J. Luinge, R. Paradiso, Petrus H. Veltink

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Persons who suffered a stroke are trained to improve adequate control over their movements with the objective to optimize their daily-life functional performance. Critical is how good they are able to interact physically with the dailylife environment, including handling objects, controlling body balance during functional ambulation and while interacting with the environment.Continuous daily-life monitoring of the functional activities of stroke survivors, in their physical interaction with the environment, is essential for optimal guidance of rehabilitation therapy by medical professionals and coaching of the patient. Such information cannot be obtained with present monitoring systems. It is therefore the objective of the INTERACTION project to develop and validate an unobtrusive and modular system that enables monitoring the quality of daily-life activities and physical interactions with the environment. The INTERACTION project is partially funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7-ICT-2011-7-287351)
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of 21st Annual Meeting of ESMAC
Place of PublicationStockholm
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)not assigned
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2012
Event21st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement analysis in Adults and Children, ESMAC 2012 - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 13 Sep 201215 Sep 2012
Conference number: 21

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Conference21st Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement analysis in Adults and Children, ESMAC 2012
Abbreviated titleESMAC


  • METIS-296106
  • IR-82214
  • EWI-22357
  • BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology
  • daily-life control
  • Stroke
  • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP7-ICT-2011-7-287351

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