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Using a Kinect Sensor to Design and Implement an In-Home Rehabilitation System

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Zaid Abdulelah Mundher

Zaid Abdulelah Mundher. Using a Kinect Sensor to Design and Implement an In-Home Rehabilitation System. International Journal of Computer Applications 171(6):32-36, August 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Zaid Abdulelah Mundher},
	title = {Using a Kinect Sensor to Design and Implement an In-Home Rehabilitation System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {August 2017},
	volume = {171},
	number = {6},
	month = {Aug},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {32-36},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017915037},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


A stroke, which is a type of brain injury, often has negative effects on moving, talking, or thinking. Therefore, stroke victims should get in a physical rehabilitation process. The rehabilitation process is performed in a rehabilitation center. However, doing exercises at home is more convenient for patients and the cost is low. In this work, a mobile robot is used to develop a physical rehabilitation system based on a Kinect sensor. Moreover, the proposed system combined with a proposed person following system, so the robot is able to track and follow patients.


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Home Rehabilitation System, Kinect sensor, Stroke victims.