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Kinect-Based Posture Tracking for Correcting Positions during Exercise.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23400149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Kinect sensor has opened the path for developing numerous applications in several different areas. Medical and health applications are benefiting from the Kinect as it allows non-invasive body motion capture that can be used in motor rehabilitation and phobia treatment. A major advantage of the Kinect is that allows developing solutions that can be used at home or even the office thus, expanding the user freedom for interacting with complementary solutions to its physical activities without requiring any traveling. This paper present a Kinect-based posture tracking software for assisting the user in successfully match postures required in some exercises for strengthen body muscles. Unlike several videogames available, this tool offers a user interface for customizing posture parameters, so it can be enhanced by healthcare professionals or by their guidance through the user.
Authors:
Cesar Guerrero; Alvaro Uribe-Quevedo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  184     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-60     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Military Nueva Granada University, Multimedia Engineering.
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