Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life

Volume 7, Issue 3, December 2020, Pages 179 - 183

Body and Brain Training for Falls Prevention

Authors
Henrik Hautop Lund*, Yan-Xin Liu, Massimiliano Leggieri
Center for Playware, Technical University of Denmark, Building 326, 2800 Kgs., Lyngby, Denmark
*Corresponding author. Email: hhl@playware.dtu.dk
Corresponding Author
Henrik Hautop Lund
Received 25 November 2019, Accepted 27 May 2020, Available Online 14 September 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.k.200909.008How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Playware, gaming, aging, falls prevention
Abstract

The paper presents the pilot test of the Moto Tiles Body & Brain Test combined with automatically generated individualized training protocols. The test is performed with seniors (avg. 80 years old) with mild dementia in senior care centers in Roskilde, Denmark. The seniors performed pre- and post-test on tests correlated with timed-up-and-go, chair-to-stand, and four square stepping test. During the intervention, the dementia-affected seniors performed their individualized training on the Moto Tiles games over 3 weeks with an average total of nine sessions of 7 min each. On average, the seniors improve 41%, 31%, 42% and 3% on the four tests. In terms of cut-points for multiple falls risk, the seniors are at high risk at pre-test, while they are at low risk at post-test. This indicates that the very short time (1 h over 3 weeks) playful training on Moto Tiles can potentially bring seniors from high risk of falling to a much lower risk of falling. The present study is a small pilot test, and results should be verified in randomized controlled trial(s).

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Journal
Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life
Volume-Issue
7 - 3
Pages
179 - 183
Publication Date
2020/09
ISSN (Online)
2352-6386
ISSN (Print)
2405-9021
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.k.200909.008How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press B.V.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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