Opportunity details

Stroke Rehabilitation Coaching Robot

Have a robot guide you through a short rehabilitation session and help us evaluate it.

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Full description:

We are investigating the effects on motivation and exercise completion of a robotic coach guiding a person through individual rehabilitation sessions. If you decide to take part, you will be invited to Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh campus on two separate occasions to interact with the robot. During these interactions the robot will guide you through a 15-30 minute rehabilitation session of exercises that involve movement of your arm(s) and upper body and can be completed whilst seated.

Date from

23rd May 2022

Date to

23rd August 2022

Organisation

Heriot-Watt University

The Interactive and Trustworthy Technologies (ITT) group at Heriot-Watt University are based in the Edinburgh campus and investigate interactive technologies, often in the context of healthcare.

Attachment

Information Sheet.pdf


Details

Topic:

Stroke or cardiovascular disease

Location:

Scotland

Involvement type:

Undertaking

What support is offered?

Support will be offered to individuals as required in regards to transportation to the university.

Payment:

All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a £50 voucher.

Expenses:

Travel expenses will be covered up to a maximum of £27 per person.

Can the work be done from home?

No

Suitable for a beginner?

Yes


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