Journal article

Usability evaluation of low-cost virtual reality hand and arm rehabilitation games

Na Jin Seo, Jayashree Arun Kumar, Pilwon Hur, Vincent Crocher, Binal Motawar, Kishor Lakshminarayanan

JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT | JOURNAL REHAB RES & DEV | Published : 2016

Abstract

The emergence of lower-cost motion tracking devices enables home-based virtual reality rehabilitation activities and increased accessibility to patients. Currently, little documentation on patients' expectations for virtual reality rehabilitation is available. This study surveyed 10 people with stroke for their expectations of virtual reality rehabilitation games. This study also evaluated the usability of three lower-cost virtual reality rehabilitation games using a survey and House of Quality analysis. The games (kitchen, archery, and puzzle) were developed in the laboratory to encourage coordinated finger and arm movements. Lower-cost motion tracking devices, the P5 Glove and Microsoft Ki..

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Grants

Awarded by Boston Rehabilitation Outcomes Center, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development as part of the Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network


Awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Funding Acknowledgements

This material was based on work supported by the Boston Rehabilitation Outcomes Center, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development as part of the Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network (grant 5R24HD065688-05); the American Heart Association; and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health (NIH) (grant 8UL1TR000055).