Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management

Assisting people with disabilities in actively performing walking activities by controlling the preferred environmental stimulation with an air mouse

Authors
Ching-Hsiang Shih, Chia-Jui Chang, Yung-Chi Huang, I-Ying Liu
Corresponding author
Shih
Keywords
disabilities, air mouse, walking actively
Abstract
The wireless gyration air mouse is a hand-held commercial computer mouse device that embedded MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) gyro sensor, which can measure the rotation, angle and speed of the wrist or elbow. The purpose of this study was to explore whether ap-plying a gyration air mouse combined with preferred environmental stimulation would engage two people with disabilities who are obese and lack of exercises in walking actively.
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