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Opportunities for the Implementation of Immersive Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation

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dc.contributor.author Bryant, Lucy
dc.contributor.author Hemsley, Bronwyn
dc.contributor.author Bailey, Benjamin
dc.contributor.author Bluff, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Nguyen, Vincent
dc.contributor.author Stubbs, Peter
dc.contributor.author Barnett, Diana
dc.contributor.author Jacobs, Chris
dc.contributor.author Lucas, Cherie
dc.contributor.author Power, Emma
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-04T07:53:48Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-04T07:53:48Z
dc.date.issued 2020-01-07
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-3-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/64179
dc.description.abstract Virtual reality (VR) technologies are emerging as novel platforms for physical and cognitive interventions, though applications in communication rehabilitation are scarce. Consultation with end-users on implementation of VR in clinical contexts is a vital first step to investigating the feasibility VR in communication rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to determine the views of professionals with expertise in health, rehabilitation, and VR technology, on the populations that might benefit from VR-based rehabilitation, and potential barriers and facilitators to their use of VR. Thematic content analysis of one interdisciplinary focus group and one in-depth interview identified two content themes relating to the use of VR in rehabilitation, and four themes related to the use of VR to maximize its clinical benefit and uptake. Consideration of these results in the development of VR programs in rehabilitation might lead to better acceptance and implementation of VR for improved health and participation outcomes.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject IT Adoption, Diffusion and Evaluation in Healthcare
dc.subject communication
dc.subject disability
dc.subject implementation
dc.subject rehabilitation
dc.subject virtual reality
dc.title Opportunities for the Implementation of Immersive Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2020.437
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