Video Game to Help in Movement Rehabilitation

  • João Graça Neto UNIFACS
  • Artur Henrique Kronbauer UNIFACS
  • Shirley Gois Barreto IBR


The medical area has benefitted from several technological innovations over the years. A good example of this is the development of video games with natural interaction that can aid in physical and occupational therapy treatments. This article introduces a new alternative in this area with an infrastructure that contains: (i) an environment that facilitates the development of games; (ii) an inexpensive video game console, and (iii) an innovative wearable control. Preliminary usability experiments were done with users and professionals from the medical field. Promising results were obtained for both parties.
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NETO, João Graça; KRONBAUER, Artur Henrique; BARRETO, Shirley Gois. Video Game to Help in Movement Rehabilitation. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE SISTEMAS MULTIMÍDIA E WEB (WEBMEDIA), 21. , 2015, Manaus. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2015 . p. 165-172.