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Author Gupta, P. ♦ Verma, P. ♦ Gupta, R. ♦ Verma, B.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Smart phones ♦ Joints ♦ Intelligent sensors ♦ Biological control systems ♦ Electromyography ♦ Knee ♦ Neuromuscular systems - EMG models ♦ Rehabilitation ♦ Rehabilitation - Wearable systems
Abstract The present article introduces a new device “MovAid” which helps to measure and monitor rehabilitation. It has two main components- “MovAid device” and the “MovAid Smart Phone Application”. The device connects wirelessly to the MovAid smart phone application via Bluetooth. It has electronic sensors to measure three important parameters of the patient- Angle of Joint Bent, Lift from the ground and Orientation of the limb. A mono-axis flex sensor to measure the degree of joint bent and a 3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope to measure the orientation of the limb and lift from the ground have been used. MovAid system bridges the gap between caretakers and patients, empowering both in ways never thought of before, by providing detailed and accurate data on every move.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Physiotherapy, Post Grad. Inst. of Med. Sci., Rohtak, India (Verma, B.) || Dept. of Orthopedics, Post Grad. Inst. of Med. Sci., Rohtak, India (Gupta, R.) || Dept. of Electron. & Commun., Manav Rachna Coll. of Eng., Faridabad, India (Gupta, P.; Verma, P.)
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-08-25
Publisher Place Italy
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781424492718
Size (in Bytes) 729.93 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 4655
Ending Page 4658


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library