An APP Design for Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Fanxing Zou
  • Danni ChangEmail author
  • Fanghao Song
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1205)


Stroke has become a major threat to the health of modern people, especially for the elderly. After the stroke, it is very important to apply effective and convenient rehabilitation therapy. Based on the advanced therapies, this study presents a scientific treatment process in an interactive manner to assist the rehabilitation of stroke patients, and developed a product to realize the treatment process accordingly. Through the use of tablet computers, the rehabilitation guidance and interactions set by the APP can be presented to stroke patients. This study explores the possibility of applying advanced therapies (i.e., motor imaging therapy) for stroke rehabilitation therapy on the mobile terminal. It is driven by patient needs, provides an autonomous platform for stroke patients, and realizes the functions of stimulating exercise, recording the treatment effect and providing health management knowledge in stroke rehabilitation.


Stroke rehabilitation Interaction design Motor imaging therapy Task-oriented training Electromyographic biofeedback 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of DesignShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringShandong UniversityJinanChina

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