Advances in Emerging Technologies for Rehabilitation: Personalized Perspective

A special issue of Journal of Personalized Medicine (ISSN 2075-4426). This special issue belongs to the section "Methodology, Drug and Device Discovery".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2024 | Viewed by 167

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1. Healthcare Innovation Technology Lab, IRCCS San Camillo Hospital, 30126 Venezia, Italy
2. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Azienda ULSS 3 Serenissima, 30126 Venezia, Italy
Interests: stroke; virtual reality; robotics; rehabilitation; neurorehabilitation; neurological diseases; motor learning; motor control; telerehabilitation; priming techniques
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1. Healthcare Innovation Technology Lab, IRCCS San Camillo Hospital, 30126 Venezia, Italy
2. Faculty of Health Science, Jan Dlugosz University, 42-200 Częstochowa, Poland
Interests: mental health; psychiatric disorders; body balance; postural stability; telerehabilitation; virtual reality; exoskeletons
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Institute of Health Sciences, University of Rzeszów, 35-310 Rzeszów, Poland
Interests: postural stability; balance; gait analysis; physiotherapy; musculoskeletal rehabilitation; neurorehabilitation; stroke
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, the utilization of virtual reality, robotics, health wearables, and telemedicine has become more common in science and clinical practice. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, all forms of remote support have become useful and sometimes even indispensable in general medicine. This situation did not differ between physical and psychosocial rehabilitation. Remote support can cover a wide spectrum of technologies, from simple telephone consultations, through very popular videoconferences, to advanced videoconferencing with integrated wearable sensors and feedback, which allows interaction with the patient in real time. Virtual reality (VR), another new technology, has become a subject of interest for researchers worldwide. VR can cover a wide spectrum of technologies, starting from simple feedback using a monitor, through the popular head-mounted display (VR goggle), to advanced EMG-based robotic devices that can be integrated within the VR environment. So personalized treatment and management are also increasingly important.

However, owing to its novelty, these topics still need to be explored. There are still areas that are uncovered, while others require further work and systematization. Therefore, we propose this Special Issue as a contribution to the technology-supported field. Submissions are welcome for the following article types: original research, and reviews. We welcome the submission of manuscripts, including but not limited to the following topics.

Dr. Paweł Kiper
Dr. Błażej Cieślik
Dr. Agnieszka Guzik
Guest Editors

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Personalized Medicine is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • virtual reality
  • mixed reality
  • augmented reality
  • robotic interventions
  • exoskeletons
  • eHealth
  • mHealth
  • wearable technology
  • telerehabilitation
  • remote support
  • barriers and challenges of new technologies in rehabilitation
  • psychosocial effects of new technology interventions
  • insights in novel approaches in technology-supported rehabilitation
  • biometric technology
  • personalized perspective

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