Kinect-based Rehabilitation for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy Participating in Physical Education Programs in Special Education School Settings

ID: 41478 Type: Poster/Demo
  1. Yao-Jen Chang, Chang-Chieh Wang, Yan-Siang Luo, and Yu-Chi Tsai, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

Wednesday, June 25 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

No presider for this session.

Children with cerebral palsy (CP) must undergo long-term physical rehabilitation to enhance neural development. Currently, commercial rehabilitation products cannot be customized and are expensive; consequently, public special-education schools generally cannot afford purchasing these products. This study employs the Microsoft Kinect technology and image recognition technology to create a rehabilitation system applicable for people with CP. By adopting Kinect technology, this system mitigates the inconvenience of wearing sensors. Furthermore, through real-time image processing, the system detects the physical motion trajectories of students to determine whether correct movements are being performed during physical activities.

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