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Mobile application KneeCare to support knee rehabilitation

Bhachu, Lakhveer, Soldatova, Larisa, Spasic, Irena and Button, Kate 2014. Mobile application KneeCare to support knee rehabilitation. Presented at: Science and Information Conference (SAI), London, UK, 27-29 August 2014.

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Abstract

Abstract — The main goal of this paper is to report on the research and development of a mobile solution KneeCare, which supports knee rehabilitation. We carried out an in-depth analysis of the common causes of knee injuries and the types of knee rehabilitation, as well as the state-of-the-art mobile technology and the usability aspects of a mobile application. This helped to structure the solution by providing a set of functional and non-functional requirements. They were evaluated in view of healthcare professionals, whose opinion was obtained from interviews and questionnaires. A design solution was formulated by creating a low fidelity and a high fidelity prototype. A number of tools and techniques were used to help implement a design solution such as Eclipse IDE. A number of tests such as black box and usability testing were carried out to evaluate if the user requirements have been met. A number of informal interviews were conducted to ensure that the application met the user’s needs. The results showed a positive reaction. The results from the usability tests showed the application has met 8 out of the 10 heuristics rules set by Nielsen.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
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Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 22:09
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/58714

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