Title page; Foreword; Preface; Preface; Working Group; Contents; Report of Japanese Conference for the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology, Held in Niigata, Japan
2008 (23rd JCAART 2008); Braille Reader Using Cellular Phone with Embedded Camera; Development and Evaluation of Seated Posture Measurement Software Enabling Application of the ISO16840-1 Standard in a Clinical Setting; "Go" Play Set After Application of Universal Design; Switch Adaptation to Children with Cerebral Palsy Based on Three-Axis Acceleration Analysis.
Day-Care Rehabilitation Support System for Higher Brain DysfunctionStandardization of J-PIADS (Psychosocial Impact of Assistive Devices Scale); Measurement of Forces Applied to a Vertical Grab Bar for Elderly People to Use in Coming to Stand from a Toilet Seat; Wheelchair Survey at an Aged-Care Nursing Home; Development of Power Wheelchair with Support Functions for Learning How to Operate
Trial at a School for Children with Physical or Developmental Disabilities; The Development of Straight-Ahead System of Power Wheelchair on a Slope.
Overview and Future Prospect of the "Flying Wheelchair"
International Voluntary ActivityDevelopment of Rehabilitation Systems for Upper Limbs: EMUL, Robotherapist, and PLEMO; A Comparison of Eye-Tracking Data, Between Teachers and Non-Teachers, in a Child's Writing Behavior; Developing Assistive Technologies for an Advanced Inhome-Medical Care System by
2025 in Japan; Development of a Powered Wheelchair Interface Using a Neural Network System for People with Disabilities; Design of Seat Mechanism for Multi-Posture Controllable Wheelchair.
24-Hour Records of Daily Activity for Persons with Severe Physical Disabilities and Demands of Assistive DevicesDevelopment of a Video Game Control Interface for PMD; Assist Systems for Traveling and Planning for the Visually Impaired; Development of the Working Chair that Eases Standing and Sitting Safely for Patients with Rheumatism; Development of a Mouthpiece Type Remote Controller for People with Disabilities
Basic Investigation of the Specifications and Characteristics of the Remote Controller.
Ethical Issues on Clinical Tests Involving Human Participants in Research and Development of Assistive Products
Towards Institutional Reviews on Clinical Tests of Assistive Products in JapanAssistive Technology for Promoting Self-Enhancement of Persons with Dementia; Computer Notebook with Thai and English Processing for the Visually Impaired; A Swallowing-Assisted Device for Dysphagic Patients; A Proposal for the Systematic Development of Standards on Assistive Products; Building Awareness and Advocacy for QOL
4 ALL with Assignments in Health Careers Education.
Safety Issues for Manual Wheelchairs Aboard 'Barrier-Free' Ships (II)
Prediction of Torque Requirements to Control Wheelchairs by Observed Wave Height.
This book is the first publication in English of the proceedings of the Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (JCAART), held in Niigata in 2008. This annual scientific meeting enables professionals from health-related fields to report and exchange their experiences and ideas for collaborative practice, as well as providing an opportunity for faculty and students to report the outcomes of their inter-professional learning. Japan has become the world's first super-aged society, with a mean life expectancy of 79 for men and 86 for women. Healthy life ex.