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Research project: Stroke Back

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The aim of this project is to develop and evaluate a body sensor network for post stroke upper limb rehabilitation.

The StrokeBack system will empower the patient to do more for fast recovery than today, it provides clinical experts with data not available today. By that, it leads also to a better understanding of the stroke recovery process, higher recovery speed and thus, to reduced healthcare cost while improving patients’ quality of life.

  • Telemedicine supervision of rehabilitation exercise.
  • Continuous monitoring of impact of the exercises also in “normal” life situations.
  • Integration of telemedicine rehabilitation and Personal Health Records for improved long term evaluation of patient recovery.
  • Providing feedback to health care professionals on the impact of rehabilitation

For more details see the Stroke Back website

Associated research themes


Recovery of arm and hand function

Assistive Technologies

Body Sensor network

Related research groups

Active Living and Rehabilitation
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