Physical serious gaming Considering the aesthetics of digital games for fine motor skill rehabilitation Hasselt University
Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (rusi) in the physical evaluation of shoulder pain patients. University of Antwerp
Identification of underlying muscular, physcial and psychosocial variables in chronic neck pain in order to develop an evidence-based rehabilitation programme Ghent University
Firstly, differences in muscle morphometry and function between control and chronic neck pain patients will be evaluated by use of fMRI. Secondly, the influence of work place organisation and VDU on posture and muscle recruitment will be investigated. In the third place, questionnaires regarding psychosocial variables will be administered in order to identify risk factors in neck pain. Understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic neck pain ...
Moving Heart Failure Forward: from understanding exercise intolerance in heart failure patients, to an individualized rehabilitation prescription to improve the treatment of the disease. Ghent University
Chronic heart failure represents a fundamental health and financial challenge for Flanders and the European society. While physical exercise represents a key rehabilitation strategy, up to 50% of patients have been characterized as nonresponders by previous studies for reasons that are still unclear. In this context, research focused for a long time on the central limitations (the heart) as the cause of exercise intolerance in these patients, ...
Robot-assisted gait training: a way to investigate a critical time window for stroke rehabilitation. University of Antwerp
EXPERT tool: proof-of-concept implementation of a market exploration with an interactive tool for prescribing cardiovascular rehabilitation Hasselt University
Innovative sports glove prototype for prevention and rehabilitation Ghent University
Within the Exoligamentz project, a supporting glove is being developed to minimize finger and hand injuries due to contact sports. The aim of this project is to build on an earlier StarTT project: select the most suitable materials and production methods for industrialization, further develop prototypes and test in low volumes, validate prototypes with end users in different sports, prepare a business model and go-to-market strategy. ...