Internet-enabled exercises and prosthesis for home-based cognitive rehabilitation

S. C. Fok

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The capability of virtual reality to create dynamic three-dimensional realistic environments, within which behavioural responses to stimulus can be assessed, offers many new opportunities in cognitive rehabilitation. This paper proposes a framework for an integrated rehabilitation management system to support the home-based cognitive rehabilitation for people suffering from acquired brain injury. An approach to develop Internet-enabled exercises based on existing clinical activities is presented. These exercises, which incorporate both virtual telephone and computer-interfaced prosthesis, would enable people with memory impairment to perform exercises in their homes under the supervision of trained caregivers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-43
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Brain injury
  • Internet
  • Memory impairment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering

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