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ICDVRAT 2016

ICDVRAT 2016

The Eleventh International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies

Conference Proceedings

 

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Keynote I

Simon Richir on Laval Virtual Vision 2025

1

Laval Virtual Vision 2025 – blurring the lines between digital and physical worlds , M Pallot, S Richir , Arts et Metiers ParisTech/Laval Virtual, FRANCE

Keynote II

Mónica Cameirão on Stroke Virtual Rehabilitation

9

Insights from 10 years of stroke virtual rehabilitation – a personal perspective , M Cameirão, University of Madeira/Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, PORTUGAL

Recipient of the Inaugural ISVR Early Career Award in 2016

Session I

Stroke Rehabilitation

11

Impact of combined cognitive and motor rehabilitation in a virtual reality task: an on-going longitudinal study in the chronic phase of stroke, A L Faria, J Couras, M S Cameirão, T Paulino, G M Costa, S Bermúdez i Badia, Universidade de Coimbra/Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Funchal/Centro Médico da Murtosa, Aveiro/Universidade da Madeira, Funchal, PORTUGAL

21

Longitudinal study of integrative virtual rehabilitation use in skilled nursing facility maintenance programs for residents with chronic stroke , G House, G Burdea, N Grampurohit, K Polistico, D Roll, F Damiani, S Keeler, J Hundal, S Pollack, Bright Cloud International Corp, Highland Park, NJ/Roosevelt Care Center, Edison, NJ/JFK Hartwyck at Edison Estates, Edison, NJ/Hundal Neuropsychology Group, Watchung, NJ/Data Driven Innovation, Westhampton, NY, USA

31

Competition improves attention and motivation after stroke, R Llorens, MD Navarro, E Noé, M Alcañiz, Universitat Politècnica de València/Fundación Hospitales NISA, Valencia/Univesity of Jaume I, Castellón, SPAIN

Session II

Neurodisability/Behaviour

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Current issues and challenges in research on virtual reality therapy for children with neurodisability, W J Farr, I Male, D Green, C Morris, H Gage, S Bailey, S Speller, V Colville, M Jackson, S Bremner, A Memon, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton/Oxford Brookes University/University of Exeter/University of Surrey/Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, ENGLAND

49

Using virtual interactive training agents with adults with autism and other developmental disabilities, T Bresnahan, A A Rizzo, S L Burke, M Partin, R M Ahlness, M Trimmer, The Dan Marino Foundation, Fort Lauderdale/University of Southern California – Institute for Creative Technologies/Florida International University, Miami, USA

57

Clinical interviewing by a virtual human agent with automatic behavior analysis, A A Rizzo, G Lucas, J Gratch, G Stratou, L-P Morency, R Shilling, A Hartholt, S Scherer, University of Southern California – Institute for Creative Technologies, USA

Session III

Interaction

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Impact of the visual representation of the input device on driving performance in a power wheelchair simulator, A Alshaer, D O’Hare, S Hoermann, H Regenbrecht, University of Otago, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND/University of Sydney, AUSTRALIA

73

Influence of navigation interaction technique on perception and behaviour in mobile virtual reality, W Powell, V Powell, P Brown, M Cook, J Uddin, University of Portsmouth, UK

83

Study of stressful gestural interactions: an approach for assessing their negative physical impacts, S Ahmed, L Leroy, A Bouaniche, Université Paris, FRANCE

Session IV

Healthcare Design

93

Open rehabilitation initiative: design and formative evaluation, S Bermúdez i Badia, J E Deustch, R Llorens, Universidade da Madeira, Funchal, PORTUGAL/Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA/Universitat Politècnica de València/Fundación Hospitales NISA, Valencia, SPAIN

101

Remote communication, examination and training in stroke, Parkinsonʼs and COPD care: work in progress testing 3D camera and movement recognition technologies together with new patient centered ICT services, M Rydmark, J Broeren, J Jalminger, L-Å Johansson, M Johanson, A Ridderstolpe, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg/Alkit Communications, Mölndal, SWEDEN

107

Authenticating the subjective: a naturalistic case study of a high-usability electronic health record for virtual reality therapeutics, H J Moller, L Saynor, University of Toronto/OCAD University, Toronto/PRAXIS Holistic Health, Toronto, CANADA

113

Applying Bayesian modelling for inclusive design under health and situational induced impairments, B I Ahmad, P M Langdon, S J Godsill, University of Cambridge, UK

Session V

Visual Impairments

123

Tele-guidance based orientation and mobility system for visually impaired and blind persons, B Chaudary, P Pulli, I Paajala, E Keino, University of Oulu,  FINLAND

133

Computer model based audio and its influence on blind students’ learning about gas particle behavior, N Hagab, O Lahav, V Talis, Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL

139

Visual impairment simulator for auditing and design, G Stewart, R J McCrindle, University of Reading, UK

Session VI

Psychology/Communication

149

Differential effect of neutral and fear-stimulus virtual reality exposure on physiological indicators of anxiety in acrophobia, P Maron, V Powell, W Powell, University of Portsmouth, UK

157

Bringing the client and therapist together in virtual reality telepresence exposure therapy, D J Roberts, A J Fairchild, S Campion, A S Garcia, R Wolff, University of Salford, Salford, UK

165

Experimental pain reduction in two different virtual reality environments: a crossover study in healthy subjects, N Demeter, D Pud, N Josman, University of Haifa, ISRAEL

173

Integrative virtual reality therapy produces lasting benefits for a young woman suffering from chronic pain and depression post cancer surgery: a case study, G House, G Burdea, N Grampurohit, K Polistico, D Roll, F Damiani, J Hundal, D Demesmin, Bright Cloud International Corp, Highland Park, NJ/Roosevelt Care Center, Edison, NJ/Hundal Neuropsychology Group, Watchung, NJ/University Pain Medicine Center, Summerset, NJ, USA

183

Does mixed reality influence texting while walking among younger and older adults?, T Krasovsky, P L Weiss, R Kizony, University of Haifa/Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, ISRAEL

193

Designing a location-aware augmented and alternative communication system to support people with language and speech disorders, M S Hossain, M Takanokura, K Nakashima, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, JAPAN

Session VII

System Design/Self-management

201

Comparison of functional benefits of self-management training for amputees under virtual world and e-learning conditions, S L Winkler, J A Kairalla, R Cooper, I Gaunaurd, M Schlesinger, A Krueger, A Ludwig, James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL/University of Florida, Gainesville/Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL/Miami VA Medical Center, FL/Virtual Ability, Inc., Aurora, CO, USA

209

Choosing virtual and augmented reality hardware for virtual rehabilitation: process and considerations, S T Koenig, B S Lange, Katana Simulations Pty Ltd/Flinders University, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA

217

Usability and performance of Leap Motion and Oculus Rift for upper arm virtual reality stroke rehabilitation, D E Holmes, D K Charles, P J Morrow, S McClean, S M McDonough, Ulster University, Coleraine/Jordanstown, UK

227

Expanded sense of possibilities: qualitative findings from a virtual self-management training for amputees, R Cooper, S L Winkler, M Schlesinger, A Krueger, A Ludwig, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL/James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL/Virtual Ability, Inc., Aurora, CO, USA

Session VIII

Stroke/General Rehabilitation

233

Face to face: an interactive facial exercise system for stroke patients with facial weakness, P Breedon, P Logan, D Pearce, J Edmans, B Childs, R O’Brien, Nottingham Trent University/University of Nottingham/Barker Brettell LLP, Birmingham/Maddison Product Design Ltd, Fittleworth, UK

241

Evaluating automated real time feedback and instructions during computerized mirror therapy for upper limb rehabilitation using augmented reflection technology, J Pinches, S Hoermann, University of Otago, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND/University of Sydney, AUSTRALIA

251

Augmented feedback approach to double-leg squat training for patients with knee osteoarthritis: a preliminary study, M Al-Amri, J L Davies, P Adamson, K Button, P Roos, R van Deursen, Cardiff University/Cardiff and Vale UHB, UK/ CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, AL, USA

259

Home based virtual rehabilitation for upper extremity functional recovery post-stroke, Q Qiu, A Cronce, G Fluet, J Patel, A Merians, S Adamovich, Rutgers University/New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ, USA

 

Short Papers

267

Kinect controlled game to improve space and depth perception, D Bekesi, C Sik-Lanyi, University of Pannonia, HUNGARY

271

Influence of point of view and technology in presence and embodiment, B A Borrego, J Latorre, R Llorens, E Noé, M Alcañiz, Universitat Politècnica de València/Fundación Hospitales NISA, Valencia/Univesity of Jaume I, Castellón, SPAIN

275

Application of a rehabilitation game model to assistive technology design, J Boureaud, D E Holmes, D K Charles, S McClean, P J Morrow, S M McDonough, University of Limoges, FRANCE/Ulster University, UK

279

Case study using virtual rehabilitation for a patient with fear of falling due to diabetic peripheral neuropathy, K E Carroll, D J Galles, St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco/University of San Francisco, USA

283

Application of invisible playground theory to assistive technology design for motivating exercise within activities of daily living, G Chaponneau, D E Holmes, D K Charles, S McClean, P J Morrow, S M McDonough, University of Limoges, FRANCE/Ulster University, UK

287

Visual elements influence on navigation in virtual environments, C Croucher, V Powell, A Molnar, W Powell, University of Portsmouth, UK

291

Development of a low-cost upper limb rehabilitation system using BCI, eye-tracking and direct visual feedback, A Duenser, D Rozado, B Howell, G Rosolen, M Callisaya, M Lochner, M Cochrane, CSIRO, Hobart, AUSTRALIA/ Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND/University of Tasmania, Hobart/Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne AUSTRALIA

295

Human cognitive enhancement tested in virtual city environments, I Fajnerova, L Hejtmanek, H Rydlo, J Motyl, I Oravcova, T Zitka, J Hranicka, J Horacek, E Zackova, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Klecany/University of West Bohemia, Plzeň, CZECH REPUBLIC

299

Remediation of cognitive deficit in neuropsychiatric disorders using virtual carousel task and episodic memory task, I Fajnerova, K Sedlakova, V Vorackova, A Dorazilova, L Hejtmanek, A Plechata, M Rodriguez, K Vlcek, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Klecany, CZECH REPUBLIC

303

Motion sickness related aspects of inclusion of color deficient observers in virtual reality, D A Gusev, R Eschbach, T Westin, J Yong, Purdue University, USA/ Norwegian National University for Science and Technology, Gjøvik, NORWAY/ Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York, USA/Stockholm University, SWEDEN

307

Labyrinth game with Kinect control, R Haas, V Szucs, C Sik-Lanyi, University of Pannonia, HUNGARY

311

Gaming for health: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of the physical, cognitive and psychosocial effects of active computer gaming in older adults, S C Howes, D Charles, K Pedlow, J Marley, A Matcovic, P Diehl, S M McDonough, Ulster University, Newtownabbey/Coleraine, NORTHERN IRELAND

315

Pirate adventure autism assessment app: a new tool to aid clinical assessment of children with possible autistic spectrum disorder, E Jordan, W Farr, S Fager, I Male, University of Sussex/Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, Haywards Heath/Cell Software Services, Brighton, UK

319

Effects of reintroducing haptic feedback to virtual-reality systems on movement profiles when reaching to virtual targets, M A Just, P J Stapley, M Ros, F Naghdy, D Stirling, University of Wollongong, AUSTRALIA

323

Step in time: exploration of synchrony and timing correction in response to virtual reality avatars for gait re-training, O Khan, I Ahmed, M Rahhal, T N Arvanitis, M T Elliott, University of Warwick/University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, UK

327

Do user motivation and attention influence performance of a postural reaching task in a virtual environment?, D Levac, A Kelly, M Polizzano, S Saffee, Northeastern University, USA

331

How do the perspectives of clinicians with and without virtual reality/active video game experience differ about its use in practice?, D Levac, P Miller, S M N Glegg, H Colquhoun, Northeastern University, USA/McMaster University/ Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, Vancouver/University of Toronto, CANADA

335

Development of smart mobile phone application to monitor progress and wellness for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients, S M McDonough, A Boyd, T Patterson, P McCullagh, I Cleland, C Nugent, M Donnelly, H Zheng, N Black, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, NORTHERN IRELAND

339

Towards a novel biometric facial input for emotion recognition and assistive technology for virtual reality, J T McGhee, M Hamedi, M Fatoorechi, D Roggen, A Cleal, R Prance, C Nduka, Imperial College, London/Emteq Ltd, Brighton/Sussex University, Brighton, UK

343

Physical therapist´s opinion regarding the creation of a new virtual game to treat pelvic floor muscles dysfunction amongst children in school age, M C Moreira, A Lemos, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, BRAZIL

347

Mobile application to increase consciousness and strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles, E C Moretti, M C Moreira, A E S P Souza, A Lemos, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, BRAZIL

351

Kinect sensor controlled game for early diagnosis of visual problems, R Nemeth, V Szucs, C Sik-Lanyi, University of Pannonia, HUNGARY

355

Development and validation of haptic interface for deaf-blind horseback riding, M Ogrinc, I Farkhatdinov, R Walker, E Burdet, Imperial College, London/Shadow Robot Company Ltd, London, UK

359

Eyeblink rate during a virtual shopping game performance for cognitive rehabilitation, S Okahashi, R Watanabe, Z Luo, T Futaki, Kyoto University/Kobe University, JAPAN

363

Nicotine-enhanced responding for chocolate rewards in humans, A N Palmisano, E Hudd, C McQuade, H De Wit, R S Astur, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT/University of Chicago, IL, USA

367

Face tracking training in children with severe motor impairment: case report, A Pasquale, L Morgia, F Cappelli, C Vignati, E Pasquale, S Grazzellini, M Sabbadini, S Staccioli, E Castelli, OBPG, Roma/IRCCS S. Raffaele, Roma/Sapienza University, Roma ITALY

371

Process and feedback oriented platform for home-based rehabilitation based on depth sensor technology, A Ridderstolpe, J Broeren, G Clemons, J Jalminger, L-Å Johansson, M Johanson, M Rydmark, Alkit Communications, Mölndal/The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, SWEDEN

375

Comparison of Wii Balance Board and force platform (baropodometry) for the evaluation of plantar pressures among healthy subjects, A E S P Souza, A A L Carneiro, L H A N Dutra, M C Moreira, R M A Cunha, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, BRAZIL

379

Reducing impact of stress in patients with psychiatric disorders – a pilot study on the effects of swimming with wild, free dolphins in virtual reality, W Veling, M J Sjollema, B C Brada, University Medical Center Groningen/The Dolphin Swim Club, Leeuwarden, THE NETHERLANDS

383

Can visual stimulus induce proprioceptive drift in the upper arm using virtual reality?, D Willis, V Powell, B Stevens, W Powell, University of Portsmouth, UK

 


Conference Organisation

Conference General Chair

 

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA

ICDVRAT Programme Chair

 

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

International Programme Committee

 

Mohammad Al-Amri, University of Cardiff, UK

Philippe Archambault, McGill University, Canada

Robert Astur, University of Connecticut, USA

Melanie C Baniña, McGill University, Canada

Sergi Bermúdez i Badia, Universidade da Madeira, Portugal

Christos Bouras, University of Patras, Greece

Philip Breedon, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Jurgen Broeren, Göteborg University, Sweden

Jane Broida, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA

Eva Petersson Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

Tony Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

David Brown, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Susan Brown, University of Michigan, USA

Iris Brunner, University of Bergen, Norway

Mónica Cameirão, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Portugal

Georgina Cárdenas-López, National Autonomous University of Mexico, México

Darryl Charles, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Imre Cikajlo, Univerzitetni Rehabilitacijski Inštitut, Slovenia

Sue Cobb, University of Nottingham, UK

Rosa Maria E. Moreira da Costa, Universidade o Estado do Rio de Janeiro - UERJ, Brazil

Judith Deutsch, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Andreas Duenser, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

William Farr, Sussex Community National Health Service Trust, UK

Gerard Fluet, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Joyce Fung, McGill University, Canada

Pedro Gamito, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal

Jose-Antonio Gil-Gomez, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Dido Green, Oxford Brookes University, UK

William Harwin, University of Reading, UK

Bruno Herbelin, L'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Simon Hoermann, University of Otago, New Zealand

Faustina Hwang, University of Reading, UK

Naomi Josman, University of Haifa, Israel

Emily Keshner, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Rachel Kizony, University of Haifa, Israel

Evelyne Klinger, ESIEA, Laval, France

Sebastian Koenig, Katana Simulations UG, Adelaide, Australia

Mel Krokos, University of Portsmouth, UK

Sarah Kruger, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA

Tomohiro Kuroda, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan

Peter Kyberd, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Orly Lahav, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Anouk Lamontagne, McGill University, Canada

Belinda Lange, University of Southern California, USA

Yochyved Laufer, University of Haifa, Israel

Mindy Levin, McGill University, Canada

Craig Lindley, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

Roberto Lloréns, Labhuman-Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Liliane S. Machado, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil

Ian Male, Sussex Community National Health Service Trust, UK

Rachel McCrindle, University of Reading, UK

Suzanne McDonough, University of Ulster, UK

Alma Merians, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

Anat Mirelman, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Israel

Henry Moller, University of Toronto, Canada

Alessio Murgia, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands

Luciana Nedel, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Lena Pareto, University West, Trollhättan, Sweden

Wendy Powell, University of Portsmouth, UK

Alain Pruski, University of Metz, France

Edith Pulido-Hererra, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA

Martin Rydmark, Göteborg University, Sweden

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

Cecília Sik Lányi, University of Pannonia, Hungary

P J Standen, University of Nottingham, UK

David Stirling, University of Wollongong, Australia

Sandeep Subramanian, McGill University, Canada

Heidi Sveistrup, University of Ottawa, Canada

Daniel Thalmann, L’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Jean-Louis Vercher, CNRS & Aix Marseille University, France

Isabelle Viaud-Delmon, CNRS, Paris

Patrice L (Tamar) Weiss, University of Haifa, Israel

Paul Wilson, University of Hull, UK

Peter Wilson, Australian Catholic University, Australia


Conference Local Organising Committee

 

David Kwok, University of Southern California, USA (Chair)

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK

ICDVRAT Conference Steering Committee

 

Paul Sharkey, University of Reading, UK (Chair)

Jurgen Broeren, Göteborg University, Sweden

Tony Brooks, Aalborg Universitet Esbjerg, Denmark

David Brown, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Sue Cobb, University of Nottingham, UK

Evelyne Klinger, ESIEA, France

Rachel McCrindle, University of Reading, UK

Lena Pareto, University West, Trollhättan, Sweden

Albert (Skip) Rizzo, University of Southern California, USA

Martin Rydmark, Göteborg University, Sweden

Jaime Sánchez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Cecília Sik Lányi, University of Veszprém, Hungary

P J Standen, University of Nottingham, UK

Patrice L (Tamar) Weiss, University of Haifa, Israel

Conference Series Archive

 

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