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Avoiding Fall Related Injuries in Older Adults – An Interdisciplinary Design Approach

Sankowski, Olga; Wollesen, Bettina; Köhler, Berit; Krause, Dieter; Mattes, Klaus // 2016
Because of the frequency and severe consequences of falls in the elderly, falling is one of the major public health issues. It would be a substantial improvement to reduce the severity and occurrence ...

CAN DIAGRAMS HELP IMPROVE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS DESIGN AND CARE DELIVERY?

Komashie, A.; Clarkson, P. J. // 2016
There is significant evidence to suggest that healthcare systems even in developed countries do not work as desired, leading to millions of pounds in cost and a growing demand for improvements in ...

DESIGN OF A MODULE FOR CONTINUOUS PASSIVE MOTION TO BE USED IN EQUIPMENT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF ELBOW AND FOREARM

Callegaro, A. M.; Caten, C. S. t.; Jung, C. F.; Fogliatto, F. S.; Tonetto, L. M. // 2016
The continuous passive motion (CPM) is a physical therapy resource may be performed using a CPM device. In this paper we present the development of a CPM module required to rehabilitate the human ...

DETERMINING WORK FOCUS, COMMON LANGUAGE, AND ISSUES IN ENGINEERING PROJECTS THROUGH TOPIC PERSISTANCE

Snider, C.; Skec, S.; Gopsill, J.; Hicks, B. // 2016
Large-scale engineering projects are challenging to monitor, manage, and improve. This paper presents an approach to addressing part of this challenge - the automatic detection of engineering ...

IMPROVING HAJJ PILGRIMS HEALTH CONDITIONS THROUGH PRODUCT DESIGN

Razi, M. // 2016
Hajj, the annual greater pilgrimage for Muslims, is a combination of different steps. Health condition of Hajj is of the most important issues related due to high population density and activities. ...

New Conceptual Approaches in the Orthopaedic Knee Brace Supply

Kuchinke, Lisa-Marie; Sauerhoff, Maike; Neumann, Marc; Bender, Beate // 2016
In recent years an increasing interest in customizing medical and orthopaedic products in connection with an individual treatment of each patient can be noticed. This trend also includes the sector ...

Toward Comfortable Smart Clothing: A Case of Creative Design for Health Monitoring

Ding, Wei; Jader, Zelaya; Yukari, Nagai; Guo, Xiao; Liu, Jing // 2016
Smart clothing can be beneficial for health monitoring. However, there still exists the
challenge of designing casual smart clothing that both accurately measure health parameters and
that ensure a ...

A CAPABILITY APPROACH BASED STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS FOR THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID: A CASE STUDY OF THE FIREWOOD BASED COOK-STOVES

Khadilkar, Pramod Ratnakar; Mani, Monto // 2015
People living under $2 income per day, referred as Base of the Pyramid (BoP), face undesired situations like lack of nutrition, health, education etc. Design as a process of changing current ...

AN INVESTIGATION OF DIET APPS FOR ENHANCING PEOPLE'S HEALTH AND WELLBEING.

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Since inactivity and unhealthy eating are amongst the biggest health problems of our era, weight monitoring applications are becoming favoured options. However, in order to ensure people s health ...

Applying DSM methodology to rank risk of internal controls in critical infrastructure enterprises  (Members only )

Dister, C. J.; Jablonski, A.; Browning, T. R. // 2015
Global infrastructures (finance, health, energy) require the enterprises involved to have complex risk management systems. To verify that these enterprise risk management systems are working ...

DESIGN FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS: USEFULNESS OF RE-USE?

Walsh, Edwin Peter; Daems, Walter; Steckel, Jan; Peremans, Herbert; Baelus, Christiaan // 2015
Due to an increased need for Assistive Technology (AT) applications, governmental interest into reducing the total cost of providing AT applications is growing. A commonly reported high rate of AT ...

DESIGN OF MEDICAL DEVICES FOR PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION

Velasquez, Alejandro; Almonacid, Ana Maria; Jaramillo, Lisa Maria; Aramburo, Mauricio; Velasquez, David; Iza, Camilo; Zapata, Luis Miguel // 2015
This paper presents a stage-gate design methodology implemented during the design of two mechatronic medical devices for the prevention of ulcers in skin. Each product required the integration of ...

DESIGNING FOR THE DEEPEST NEEDS OF BOTH PUBLIC SERVICE CONSUMERS AND PROVIDERS; INNOVATION IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE

van der Bijl-Brouwer, Mieke; Watson, Rodger // 2015
Design is increasingly used as an approach to support innovation outside the traditional design domain, including the public sector. One of the design principles that is used in these so-called ...

DESIGNING WITH DAYLIGHT; THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DAYLIGHT AND HEALTH

Hauge, Bettina // 2015
Daylight is not only fundamental for architecture and renovations, modernizations and transformations of cities and buildings - it is fundamental for people’s well-being. This paper describes the ...

DESIGNING WITH PRIORITIES AND THRESHOLDS FOR HEALTH CARE HETEROGENEITY: THE APPROACH OF CONSTRUCTING PARAMETRIC ONTOLOGY

Eivazzadeh, Shahryar; Anderberg, Peter; Berglund, Johan; Larsson, Tobias // 2015
Designing for complex health care environments needs to address heterogeneous, competing, or even contradicting requirements expressed in different wordings and levels of abstraction by various ...

DoD Predictive Program Management  (Members only )

Ruzzo, A. // 2015
This paper describes and demonstrates a proof of concept for a Predictive Program Management artifact for large Department of Defense (DoD) platform acquisition programs of record. The artifact’s ...

FUTURE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SPECIALISATIONS: A CENTRE FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPOSITES

Trathen, Stephen; Pianca, Eddi; Montana Hoyas, Carlos; Shelley, Bill // 2015
This paper explores the potential to apply practice-led research findings to reforms in design
education. Recent research in design for sports highlights the need for optimum use of ...

Men – Missing in Menstrual Management Design

Murthy, L. // 2015
Few men have dared to tread into the arena of menstrual management design. A biological phenomenon – a body expulsion unique to women, menstruation is connected to every man – through his mother, ...

Project MIECO  (Members only )

Cipher, Mak // 2015
Shortage of energy from natural resources is happening globally. And here in Hong Kong, no more fuel can be generated locally start from 2017 per agreement with Government. And now the Government is ...

RAISING OUR GAME: CREATING NEW LEARNING EXPERIENCES WITH RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS

Loy (1), Jennifer; Reay (2), Stephen; White (2), David // 2015
Within the University sector, there has been concern expressed in recent years over the accreditation
of alternative higher education providers to deliver degree programs. This presupposes that the ...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER: A FEASIBILITY STUDY ADAPTING WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY TO THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE AGED 65 AND OLDER WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (MCI) AND ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA

Maier, Anja M; Özkil, Ali Gürcan; Bang, Maria M; Forchhammer, Birgitte H // 2015
Designing for a healthy life includes addressing the needs of an ageing population. The number of people aged 65 and older with mild cognitive impairment and dementia is rising. Whilst there is ...

STRENGTH MAPPING ALGORITHM (SMA) FOR BIOMECHANICAL HUMAN MODELLING USING EMPIRICAL POPULATION DATA

Miehling, Joerg; Wartzack, Sandro // 2015
Despite the increasing level of detail in biomechanical simulation, human models are not yet valid to represent specific individuals or populations. Therefore, the generic models need adaptation to ...

THE EFFECTS OF TRAINING BACKGROUND AND DESIGN TOOLS ON MULTI-LEVEL BIOSYSTEMS DESIGN

Egan, Paul; Ho, Tiffany; Schunn, Christian; Cagan, Jonathan; LeDuc, Philip // 2015
Biotechnologies could promote healthier lives through advancements such as complex multi-level muscle tissues. Here, cognitive processes among mechanics experts, physiology experts, and novices were ...

THE MATERIALITY OF COLOUR IN DESIGN EDUCATION: FUNCTIONAL CODES AND CULTURAL CONTEXT

Berg, Arild // 2015
Colour competence is often seen as a basic knowledge introduced in the early stage of product design
education. A knowledge gap was identified that required more advanced learning outcomes for ...

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  • "some words"
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