publication . Conference object . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Motion analysis of Parkinson diseased patients using a video game approach

Sevasti Bostantjopoulou; Nikos Grammalidis; Zoe Katsarou; Athina Grammatikopoulou; Kosmas Dimitropoulos;
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  • Published: 05 Jun 2019
  • Publisher: ACM
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder and the second most common age-related neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's disease. The primary symptoms of the disease are associated with the loss of motor skills affecting patients' movement and coordination and disrupting their daily life. Unfortunately, such motor symptoms cannot be fully relieved by therapeutic options. On the other hand, studies have shown that regular training and exercising can prove neuroprotective in PD patients helping them maintain independent longer. Based on recent studies stating that computer-based physical therapy games can be used as an option for facilita...
free text keywords: Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, Disease, Video game, Motion analysis, Neurological disorder, medicine.disease, Controlled studies, Rehabilitation exercise, Computer science, Motor skill
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Intelligent Parkinson eaRly detectiOn Guiding NOvel Supportive InterventionS
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 690494
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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