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In this paper, SI-ROBOTICS, a rehabilitation programme for people with Parkinson's disease, is presented along with preliminary results. The SI-ROBOTICS system, consisting of a robotic platform, a game, wearable and environmental sensors, and an artificial intelligence algorithm, aims to sup-port the treatment of Parkinson's patients following a re...
Introduction: Parkinson's disease (PD) is one of the most frequent causes of disability among older people, characterized by motor disorders, rigidity, and balance problems. Recently, dance has started to be considered an effective exercise for people with PD. In particular, Irish dancing, along with tango and different forms of modern dance, may b...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders diagnosed in children, for which Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) represents the main standard treatment used worldwide, despite its pedantic approach negatively affects both patients’ engagement and improvement. In this work we aim to renovate...
Healthy Ageing represents one of the most crucial topics that our society will face in the next decades, due to the progressive demographic ageing of the population, (e.g., in Italy old-age dependency ratio is estimated to reach 59,7% by 2065). These statistics highlights the need of a new paradigm for active and healthy ageing, as well as a health...
In the last decades, there has been an exponential growth of the game-based approaches for the development of new healthcare solutions, among which serious games (SGs)—for example, games created for purposes that go beyond the pure entertainment—have a prominent role. However, evidence shows that very often SGs for health do not take into account t...
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is expressed through different symptoms belonging to three different dimensions: inattention, impulsivity and motor hyperactivity, each of which contributes to the learning and adaptation problems within the different contexts of life. ADHD children have to focus...