Physical Activities are essential for Rehabilitation and Well-Aging
“Walking is man's best medicine” by Hippocrates is even more timely today.
Many medical studies document the necessity and positive effect of exercises. However, the physical effort of most of our daily activities is far below the recommended level.
Which and how much activity?
The PAMAP system analyses your exercices and provides you and your care-supervisor with valuable feed-back.
PAMAP helps patients at home to perform their rehabilitation and monitor their level of activity.
A Great Success: Second Phase of the Clinical TrialsOn 23rd Februrary 2012, the second phase of the clinical trials ended succesfully. The second phase was dedicated to the evaluation of the digital fitness trainer for strength exercise monitoring. Over two weeks 30 participants between the ages of 60 and 86 tested and evaluated the digital fitness trainer. First results show that elderly users really benefit from guided training sessions. The participants appreciate the easy user interface, the automatic counting of their executions, and the feedback if they are not performing their exercise correctly. The oldest participant stated in his questionaire: "the system is easy to learn and use, thus he would use it again on a daily basis." The figure shows the oldes participant at 86 years testing the digitial fitness trainer. First results of the clinical trials show that elderly users really benefit from PAMAP's digital fitness trainer.