The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors

Bart Klaassen, P.G.H. Bartels, Bernhard J.F. van Beijnum, Hermanus J. Hermens

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Abstract

Physicians currently have no objective information about the intensity and quality of a Stroke patient's daily-life activities after returning home from the rehabilitation hospital. Therefore there is a need to unobtrusively monitor patients performing daily life tasks at home. Within the INTERACTION project, a new inertial based sensor suit was developed, which is able to measure Stroke patients at home. This research extend the INTERACTION project by developing an Arm Usage Coach (AUC), which stimulates the patients affected arm to be used more often at home. The results of a usability evaluation showed high scores in usability, but some design and wear ability problems were found. An open loop evaluation of Stroke patient data showed how different decision criteria parameters, for applying feedback to the patient, resulted in different outcomes of feedback given. Based on both evaluation results, a new prototype is in development, which will be evaluated by Stroke patients in clinic.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publication9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015)
EditorsS. Mukhopadhyay, A. Swain
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, USA
PublisherIEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society
Pages514-519
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)2156-8073
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2015
Event9th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2015 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 8 Dec 201511 Dec 2015
Conference number: 9

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST)
PublisherIEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society
ISSN (Print)2156-8073

Conference

Conference9th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2015
Abbreviated titleICST
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period8/12/1511/12/15

Keywords

  • Vibrotactile feedback
  • EWI-27738
  • Usability
  • IR-103544
  • METIS-321718
  • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP7/287351
  • Inertial Sensing
  • Stroke

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Klaassen, B., Bartels, P. G. H., van Beijnum, B. J. F., & Hermens, H. J. (2015). The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors. In S. Mukhopadhyay, & A. Swain (Eds.), 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015) (pp. 514-519). (International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST)). Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSensT.2015.7438452
Klaassen, Bart ; Bartels, P.G.H. ; van Beijnum, Bernhard J.F. ; Hermens, Hermanus J. / The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors. 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015). editor / S. Mukhopadhyay ; A. Swain. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, 2015. pp. 514-519 (International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST)).
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Klaassen, B, Bartels, PGH, van Beijnum, BJF & Hermens, HJ 2015, The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors. in S Mukhopadhyay & A Swain (eds), 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015). International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST), IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 514-519, 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2015, Auckland, New Zealand, 8/12/15. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSensT.2015.7438452

The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors. / Klaassen, Bart; Bartels, P.G.H.; van Beijnum, Bernhard J.F.; Hermens, Hermanus J.

9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015). ed. / S. Mukhopadhyay; A. Swain. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, 2015. p. 514-519 (International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST)).

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Klaassen B, Bartels PGH, van Beijnum BJF, Hermens HJ. The development and evaluation of an arm usage coach for Stroke survivors. In Mukhopadhyay S, Swain A, editors, 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2015). Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society. 2015. p. 514-519. (International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST)). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSensT.2015.7438452