Monday 14 December 2020
Great progress in the development of a wireless-based pelvic floor muscle..
The Incontinence and Aging Laboratory group, CRIUGM and Université de Montréal from Canada made great progress in the development of a wireless-based dynamometer for the pelvic floor. First...
Monday 31 August 2020
New Promotional Videos..
New promotional video for the VITAAL solution We are in the making of new promotional videos, that are going to be shown soon. The videos will show the advantages and the functions of the system in...
Monday 31 August 2020
Project extension for 6 months..
Update on the status of the project during the COVID-19 pandemic In April this year we have just started to have the first usability studies for our prototype. We have extended the development phase...
Wednesday 01 July 2020
Paper publication from our partner, the Incontinence and Aging Laboratory..
A Dynamometer-based Wireless Pelvic Floor Muscle Force Monitoring Published on the Journal: 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society...
Friday 10 January 2020
Paper Publication from our Partner KULEUVEN..
Exergames in people with major neurocognitive disorder: a systematic review The purpose of the paper was to systematically evaluate the efficacy of exergames in individuals with major neurocognitive...
Wednesday 04 December 2019
Walking and stepping data acquisition..
We started the data collection activity in December 2019, after study approval by the Ethical Committee of the University of Porto. This activity involved the participation of young and older adults,...
Monday 18 November 2019
Meet the project partners: KU Leuven..
About the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at KU Leuven Improving quality of life and daily functioning are essential targets in the multidisciplinary treatment of people with dementia. Being...
Friday 08 November 2019
Meet the project partners: ETH Zurich..
About the Motor Control and Learning Laboratory at ETH Zurich The Motor Control and Learning Research Group is part of the Institute of Human Movement Sciences and is associated with the Laboratory...
Thursday 31 October 2019
AAL Forum 2019 in Aarhus: Ageing Well in the Digital World..
What is the AAL Forum? The Active and Assisted Living Programm (AAL) is a funding program with the goal of creating better quality of life for older people and strengthening industrial opportunities...
Tuesday 03 September 2019
International Continence Society (ICS) 2019 Annual Meeting..
- Place:Gothenburg, Sweden
- Name:Batoul El-Sayegh
- Partner: CRIUGM and Université de Montréal
- Target: Medical and rehabilitation professionals
Sunday 04 August 2019
Masterclass comfort care for dementia..
Taking care of the patient and care provider ... Realistic? Place: Woonzorgcentrum De Wingerd, Leuven Type of target group: Therapists, health care providers for people with dementia Based on the...
Friday 02 August 2019
Recording of strength training animations..
Strength training animations recorded VITAAL exergame incorporates an intervention for strength training, inspired in Tai Chi movements. Drawing on results from a previous project, Active@Home,...
Thursday 25 July 2019
Meet the project partners: CRIUGM Montréal..
About the Incontinence and Aging Laboratory at the CRIUGM Urinary incontinence is a health problem affecting many older women. The specific causes of incontinence remain unknown. In order to find...
Tuesday 23 July 2019
Vânia Guimarães: Paper presentation..
Presentation of the paper "Detection and classification of multidirectional steps for motor-cognitive training in older adults using shoe-mounted inertial sensors" 41st Annual International...
Sunday 07 April 2019
Project Partner AICOS performing usability tests in their LAB..
Eight seniors were invited to participate in a usability study, conducted at FhP-AICOS facilities. Several activities of this kind were organized since the beginning of the project, so that the game...
Wednesday 27 February 2019
Vânia Guimarães presenting on the 6th Winter Symposium of the Human Motion..
The Winter Symposium of the Human Motion Project is a yearly event that aims to improve human health by evidence-based decision support tools for diagnosis and treatment through a better understanding...
Sunday 20 January 2019
Meet the project partners: ProCare..
About ProCare ProCare is THE specialist when it comes to movement. As a professional trade organization, we offer a total package in the field of various measuring equipment. A total package means...
Thursday 01 November 2018
Meet the project partners: Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS..
About FhP-AICOS Fraunhofer Portugal’s mission to undertake applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprises and of wide benefit to society currently materializes itself through...
Thursday 04 October 2018
AAL Forum 2018: Ageing Well in the Digital Age..
About the AAL Forum The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Programme promotes innovative technological product ideas and services for active and healthy ageing, supporting them until they launch on the...
Saturday 25 August 2018
Meet the project partners: Dividat..
About Dividat Dividat is an innovative Swiss Company dedicated to helping people improve their health. We do so by combining AI with high-precision technologies allowing our costumers to have access...