Volume 9 Issue 3 (2016)
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5965
Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Softcover, Double column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Using technology to enhance rehabilitation and empower people with special needs

Edited by Lena Pareto, Paul M Sharkey, and Joav Merrick

Using technology to enhance rehabilitation and empower people with special needs
Lena Pareto, Paul Sharkey, and Joav Merrick


Speech development and therapy using the Kinect
Simon Frost and Rachel J McCrindle

The application of enhanced virtual environments for co-located childhood movement disorder rehabilitation
Nicholas H Mumford, Jonathan Duckworth, and Peter H Wilson


User evaluation of a virtual rehabilitation system during reaching exercises: A pilot study
Mohammad Al-Amri, Daniel Abásolo, Salim Ghoussayni, and David Ewins

Cravings in a virtual reality room paired with chocolate predict eating disorder risk
Robert S Astur, Andrew W Carew, Alexandra Palmisano, Bonnie E Deaton, Franchesca Kuhney, Rachel Niezrecki, and Melissa Santos

Virtual reality system for the enhancement of mobility in patients with chronic back pain
Benjamin Bolte, Marc de Lussanet, and Markus Lappe

Virtual reality exposure for trauma and stress-related disorders for city violence crime victims
Georgina Cárdenas López, Anabel de la Rosa Gómez, Raúl Durón Figueroa, and Ximena Durán Baca

Response latencies to postural disturbances when using a virtual reality balance trainer or wobble board in persons with low back pain
Imre Cikajlo and Slavica Bajuk

Comparing a finger dexterity assessment in virtual, video-mediated, and unmediated reality
Jonathan Collins, Simon Hoermann, and Holger Regenbrecht

Effect of the Oculus Rift head mounted display on postural stability
Paula Epure, Cristina Gheorghe, Thomas Nissen, Laurentiu O Toader, Alexandru N Macovei, Steven SM Nielsen, Daniel J Rosengren Christensen, Anthony L Brooks, and Eva Petersson Brooks

Kinecting the Moves: The kinematic potential of rehabilitation-specific gaming to inform treatment for hemiparesis
Stephanie MN Glegg, Chai-Ting Hung, Bulmaro A Valdés Benavides, Brandon DG Kim, and HF Machiel Van der Loos

Web accessibility by Morse code modulated haptics for deaf-blind
Lena Norberg, Thomas Westin, Peter Mozelius, and Mats Wiklund

Informed design for virtual environments: The impact of object shape on reaching performance
Vaughan Powell and Wendy Powell

Usability and redesign of a university entrance test based on audio for learners who are blind
Jaime Sánchez and Matías Espinoza

Towards a mobile exercise application to prevent falls: A participatory design process
Marlene Sandlund, Helena Lindgren, Petra Pohl, Anita Melander-Wikman, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, and Lillemor Lundin-Olsson

Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities
Penny J Standen, David J Brown, Joseph Hedgecock, Jess Roscoe, Maria J Galvez Trigo, and Elmunir Elgajiji

Exploring arm movement pattern to discover strategy changes in a virtual catching task
Takehiko Yamaguchi, Naoki Ishiura, Paul Richard, Déborah Alexandra Foloppe, Fabienne Veaux, Mickaël Dinomais, and Sylvie Nguyen

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