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REAL-TIME ASSESSMENT AND VISUAL FEEDBACK FOR PATIENT REHABILITATION USING INERTIAL SENSORS
ADINARAYANAN, DEEPA

2018, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University, Washkewicz College of Engineering.
Rehabilitation exercises needs have been continuously increasing and have been projected to increase in future as well based on its demand for aging population, recovering from surgery, injury and illness and the living and working lifestyle of the people. This research aims to tackle one of the most critical issues faced by the exercise administers-Adherence or Non-Adherence to Home Exercise problems especially has been a significant issue resulting in extensive research on the psychological analysis of people involved. In this research, a solution is provided to increase the adherence of such programs through an automated real-time assessment with constant visual feedback providing a game like an environment and recording the same for analysis purposes. Inertial sensors like Accelerometer and Gyroscope has been used to implement a rule-based framework for human activity recognition for measuring the ankle joint angle. This system is also secure as it contains only the recordings of the data and the avatar that could be live fed or recorded for the treatment analysis purposes which could save time and cost. The results obtained after testing on four healthy human subjects shows that with proper implementation of rule parameters, good quality and quantity of the exercises can be assessed in real time.
Wenbing Zhao, Ph.D. (Committee Chair)
Lili Dong, Ph.D. (Committee Member)
Yongjian Fu, Ph.D. (Committee Member)
58 p.

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