HOLOgrams for personalised virtual coaching and motivation in an ageing population with BALANCE
Balance disorders due to age related progressive loss of functioning of sensory information and the inability to control body movements is considered a global epidemic according to the World Health Organization.
HOLOBALANCE key points
Human balance is multifactorial and relies on the complex integration of visual, somatosensory, vestibular information and musculoskeletal function
Balance Disorders Key Points
One in three people over the age of 65 fall annually, with the majority of these being caused by balance disorders.
Understanding the demographic changes that are likely to unfold over the coming years is the key to the design and implementation of new ICT tools for coaching people, as they age.
Sustaining levels of activity is important for an older person’s well-being and can extend years of active independent life for older persons.
Balance Physiotherapy Key Points
The joint American and British Geriatric Society guidelines recommend that a suitable balance exercise programme is a crucial component for balance rehabilitation
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