publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Virtual Reality Applications for Neurological Disease: A Review

Eirini Schiza; Maria Matsangidou; Kleanthis Neokleous; Constantinos S. Pattichis; Constantinos S. Pattichis;
Open Access English
  • Published: 16 Oct 2019
Abstract
Recent advancements in Virtual Reality (VR) immersive technologies provide new tools for the development of novel and promising applications for neurological rehabilitation. The purpose of this paper is to review the emerging VR applications developed for the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological diseases. We start by discussing the impact of novel VR tasks that encourage and facilitate the patient’s empowerment and involvement in the rehabilitation process. Then, a systematic review was carried out on six well-known electronic libraries using the terms: “Virtual Reality AND Neurorehabilitation,” or “Head Mounted Display AND Neurorehabilitation....
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free text keywords: virtual reality, head-mounted display, fully-immersive systems, neurorehabilitation, head-mounted display (HMD), review – systematic, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570, Electronic computers. Computer science, QA75.5-76.95, Health care, business.industry, business, Machine learning, computer.software_genre, computer, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Immersion (virtual reality), Psychological intervention, Systematic review, Immersive technology, Computer science, Artificial intelligence, Human–computer interaction
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EC| RISE
Project
RISE
Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 739578
  • Funding stream: H2020 | SGA-CSA
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