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By Tomaz Jarm, Peter Kramar, Anze Zupanic

Biomedical engineering brings jointly brilliant minds from varied disciplines, starting from engineering, physics, and machine technological know-how to biology and drugs. This ebook includes the complaints of the eleventh Mediterranean convention on scientific and organic Engineering and Computing, MEDICON 2007, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2007. It beneficial properties suitable, up to date examine within the area.

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By Tomaz Jarm, Peter Kramar, Anze Zupanic

Biomedical engineering brings jointly brilliant minds from varied disciplines, starting from engineering, physics, and machine technological know-how to biology and drugs. This ebook includes the complaints of the eleventh Mediterranean convention on scientific and organic Engineering and Computing, MEDICON 2007, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2007. It beneficial properties suitable, up to date examine within the area.

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Audiovisual displays in combination with the robotic device can be used to present a virtual environment and let the patient perform different gait tasks and activities of daily living. Furthermore, the sensors implemented in the robots allow to measure and assess the patient performance and, thus, evaluate the therapy status. It is hypothesized that such patient-cooperative robotic approaches can improve patient motivation and the quality of the therapy compared to conventional approaches. Keywords— Rehabilitation Robotics, Gait Therapy, Treadmill Training, Arm Therapy, Patient-Cooperative I.

From a clinical viewpoint they have been applied to a wide number of behaviors, including DM related ones, such as physical activity promotion, diet adherence, medication regimen adherence. Overall, these systems have been shown to be effective in a number of randomized clinical trials [15]. Recently, an interesting paper has been published by Ma and colleagues on the delivery of information and communication support to DM patient on the Internet [16]. The system is able to select patient-specific information, prioritizing diabetes learning topics and defining individualized agendas for patient-physician encounters on the basis of the so-called “Diabetes Information Profile” (DIP).

In spite of the above complexity, the movements resulting from the action of sensory system, as a rule, are deterministic and they follow the preferred way of performing the intended motor task. __________________________________________ IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 16 ___________________________________________ 6 The technology has spawned many different types of control system; each suited to a particular application. Over a much larger time scale, the biological organisms have evolved control systems to suit many of species and physiological functions.

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