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A Virtual System 3D using a haptic device for fine motor rehabilitation

Performing a Virtual system 3D formed by a haptic device that lets the interaction with a user, the virtual environment was performing in Unity 3D. This System was designed for rehabilitation of paretic hands in adult people with CVA, the virtual environment was developed consider an activity of the daily living (watering plants in pots). The system was used by five people with mild and moderate Stroke according to ASWRTH 1+ scale, which ones complete the exercises. After the participants performed an usability test SUS with outcomes (79, 5 ± 3, 67) what that allows to define that the system has a good acceptance for be using in rehabilitation.

Author(s):

Edwin Pruna    
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Ecuador

Andres Acurio-Santamaria    
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Ecuador

Ivón Escobar    
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Ecuador

Sergio Albiol-Perez    
Departamento de Informatica e Ingenieria de Sistemas, Universidad de Zaragoza
Spain

Paulina Zumbana    
Hospital Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social de Latacunga
Ecuador

Amparo Meythaler    
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Ecuador

Armando Álvarez    
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas ESPE
Ecuador

 

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