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MARIO: Managing active and healthy aging with use of caRing servIce rObots.
The MARIO project addresses the difficult challenges of loneliness, isolation and dementia in older persons through innovative and multi-faceted inventions delivered by service robots.
Labels, identity and narratives in children with primary speech and language impairments.
(Informa Healthcare, 2016-09-15)
There has been debate about labels in relation to speech and language impairments. However, children's views are missing from this debate, which is risky considering that labels with negative associations may result in ...
Implementing an ethical approach to big data analytics in assistive robotics for elderly with dementia.
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-09)
In this paper, we analyse the ethical relevance of emerging informational aspects in robotics for the area of care robotics. We identify specific informational characteristics of contemporary and emerging robots, especially ...
So what have the Roman's researchers ever done for us - MARIO
(NUI Galway, 2015-11-19)
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A scoping review of men, masculinities, and smoking behavior: The importance of settings
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-04-09)
Background: In many countries, smoking rates are higher among men than women, highlighting the importance of focusing on factors that influence smoking prevalence among men. Expressed masculinities occur within settings ...
These shoes are made for walking: sensitivity performance evaluation of commercial activity monitors under the expected conditions and circumstances required to achieve the international daily step goal of 10,000 steps
(Public Library of Science, 2016-05-11)
IntroductionPhysical activity is a vitally important part of a healthy lifestyle, and is of major benefit to both physical and mental health. A daily step count of 10,000 steps is recommended globally to achieve an appropriate ...
When a step is not a step! Specificity analysis of five physical activity monitors
(Public Library of Science, 2017-01-13)
IntroductionPhysical activity is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle for both physical and mental health states. As step count is one of the most utilized measures for quantifying physical activity it is important ...
Teaching and learning through civic engagement: prospects for sustainability in teacher education
This paper considers the prospects for sustainable service/community based learning as an element of a civic engagement strategy within the context of teacher education. It draws on findings of a study of the policy, ...
The impact of social anxiety on occupational participation in college life
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-02-26)
Social anxiety is a reality for many college students. This study explored the impact of social anxiety on the occupational participation in daily life of six Irish students. Semi-structured interviews were used to explore ...
Home detection of freezing of gait using support vector machines through a single waist-worn triaxial accelerometer
(Public Library of Science, 2017-02-15)
Among Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms, freezing of gait (FoG) is one of the most debilitating. To assess FoG, current clinical practice mostly employs repeated evaluations over weeks and months based on questionnaires, ...