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F7AMSMPR - Use of Modern Technical Devices in Rehabilitation

Code Completion Credits Range Language
F7AMSMPR Z,ZK 3 2P+2S English
Markéta Janatová (guarantor), Markéta Janatová (guarantor)
Markéta Janatová (guarantor), Markéta Janatová (guarantor)
Department of Information and Communication Technology in Medicine

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the possibilities of diagnostics and therapy using technical instruments. Emphasis is placed on explaining the principles of this type of therapy and on the use of specific rehabilitation systems in clinical practice.


Form of verification of study results: oral exam

Requirements for students: presentation of the given topic

Syllabus of lectures:

Lecture topics:

•History, principles and applications of virtual reality and augmented reality in rehabilitation

•Visual feedback in diagnosis and therapy of patients with balance disorders, robotic exoskeletons

•Therapy and diagnosis of limb movement disorders with visual feedback

•Therapy of cognitive impairment using technical instruments

•Patient monitoring for home therapy

•Kinematic analysis of motion in patients with motor deficiency

•An overview of foreign clinical studies focused on technical instruments in rehabilitation

•The current development of the introduction of technical devices in the Czech Republic

•Research and modern trends in the diagnostic application of technical instruments in the Czech Republic and abroad

•Research and modern trends in the therapeutic application of virtual reality in the Czech Republic and abroad

Syllabus of tutorials:

Seminar topics:

•Practical application of neurorehabilitation software VR rehab

•Creating therapeutic scenes in the Homebalance system

•Practical application of upper extremity rehabilitation systems with visual feedback

•Creating therapeutic and diagnostic scenes in the Kote software

•Measuring and analysing physiological functions during the rehabilitation process

•Creating diagnostic modules in the Homebalance system

•Diagnostics of balance disorders using Physiosensing Balance and Pressure Plate

•Comparison of conventional and technical approaches to upper extremity movement disorder therapies.

•Therapy of cognitive disorders using commonly available mobile applications

•Practical application of game consoles in neurorehabilitation

Study Objective:
Study materials:


•REINKEN MEYER, David J.; DIETZ, Volker (ed.). Neurorehabilitation technology. Springer, 2016. ISBN 978-3-319-28603-7

•PONS, José L.; TORRICELLI, Diego (ed.). Emerging therapies in neurorehabilitation. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. ISBN 978-3-642-38556-8

The course is a part of the following study plans: