ReHandle: towards integrating physical rehabilitation in everyday life

Naveen L. Bagalkot, Tomas Sokoler

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In this paper we present ReHandle, an emerging design space currently inhabited and shaped by three different design sketches. We describe how the three sketches point to three possible dimensions for exploring the role of digital technology in facilitating self-monitoring; aimed at promoting an integration of the rehab activities with the everyday activities of senior citizens. We expect that our articulation of the emerging ReHandle design space will be informative and inspirational for the interaction design and HCI community exploring the role of digital technology for successful rehabilitation of senior citizens.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI EA 2011. Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date2011
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-0268-5
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Designing for Self-monitoring,
  • Physical Rehabilitation of Senior Citizens
  • Research-through-Design
  • Design Space
  • Embodied Interaction


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