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Accepted papers and abstracts


Paper Session T1 #New Technologies to Monitor, Assist and Rehabilitate

Chair: Catarina Abrantes

Room B – 1 December | 10h30m – 12h00m

Blind Path Obstacle Detector using Smartphone Camera and Line Laser Emitter
Rimon Saffoury, Peter Blank, Julian Sessner, Benjamin H. Groh, Christine F. Martindale, Eva Dorschky, Joerg Franke, Bjoern M. Eskofier

Exercit@rt mobile: monitoring of pulmonar rehabilitation in COPD
Marco Pereira, Ana Margarida Almeida, Hélder Caixinha

Promotion of impaired executive functions and impulse control in various chronic health conditions using serious games
F. Haverkamp, Y. Mohamad

Autonomous systems to support social activity of elderly people: A prospective approach to a system design
Arsénio Reis, Hugo Paredes, Isabel Barroso, Maria João Monteiro, Vitor Rodrigues, Salik Ram Khanal, João Barroso

Paper Session T2 #Innovation in coaching, training and competition

Chair: Vitor Santos

Room C – 1 December | 14h30m – 16h00m

Real-time tracking of a tennis ball by combining 3D data and domain knowledge
Vito Renò, Nicola Mosca, Massimiliano Nitti, Cataldo Guaragnella, Tiziana D’Orazio, Ettore Stella

CFD Analysis of Head and Helmet Aerodynamic Drag to Wheelchair Racing
Pedro Forte, Daniel A. Marinho, Pedro G. Morouço, Tiago Barbosa

The changes in fractal dimension after a maximal exertion in swimming
Tiago M. Barbosa, Chen Simin, Pedro Forte, Jorge E. Morais

From Game Events to Team Tactics: Visual Analysis of Dangerous Situations in Multi-Match Data
Manuel Stein, Halldór Janetzko, Andreas Lamprecht, Daniel Seebacher, Tobias Schreck, Daniel Keim, Michael Grossniklaus

Paper Session T3 #Introducing Image and Virtual Reality systems in Sports and Health

Chair: Nuno Leite

Room B – 2 December | 08h30m – 10h00m

The Influence of Audiovisual Sports Advertising in Sedentary Individuals
Jennifer Santos, Pedro Amado

Input System Interface for Image-guided Surgery based on Augmented Reality
Silvino Martins, Mário Vairinhos, Sérgio Eliseu, Janet Borgerson

A Virtual Reality UAV Simulation with Body Area Networks to promote the elders life quality
Andrés Bustamante Crespo, Graciela Guerrero Idrovo, Nuno Rodrigues, António Pereira

First Aid Drone for Outdoor Sports Activities
Gustavo Cedeño Bravo, Diego Marcillo Parra, Luís Mendes, António Manuel de Jesus Pereira

Paper Session T4 #Assisted living technologies for promoting physical activity and wellbeing: Present and future trends

Chairs: Sofia Balula Dias & José A. Diniz

Room C – 2 December | 10h30m – 12h00m

A Dataset for the Automatic Assessment of Functional Senior Fitness Tests using Kinect and Physiological Sensors
Alexandre Bernardino, Christian Vismara, Fátima Baptista, Filomena Carnide, Simão Oom, Sergi Bermudez i Badia, Élvio Gouveia, Hugo Gamboa

Postural Behavior and Parkinson’s Disease severity
Catarina Godinho, José Brito, Margarida Silva Dias, Véronique Ferret-Sena, Filipe Melo

Frailty, Falls, and Functional loss Education: The 3Fights@Edu MOOC perspective
Filomena Carnide, Fátima Baptista, Ana Moura, Anne-Marie Mosbech Jensen, Sofia Balula Dias, Henning Langberg, Francisco Delpozo

Active and healthy ageing for Parkinson’s Disease patients’ support: A user’s perspective within the i-PROGNOSIS framework
S. Hadjidimitriou, V. Charisis, K. Kyritsis, E. Konstantinidis, A. Delopoulos, P. Bamidis, S. Bostantjopoulou, A. Rizos, D. Trivedi, R. Chaudhuri, L. Klingelhoefer, H. Reichmann, J. Wadoux, N. De Craecker, F. Karayiannis, P. Fagerberg, I. Ioakeimidis, M. Stadtschnitzer, A. Esser, N. Grammalidis, K. Dimitropoulos, S. B. Dias, J. A. Diniz, H. P. da Silva, G. Lyberopoulos, E. Theodoropoulou, L. J. Hadjileontiadis

Investigating the effectiveness of physical training through exergames: focus on balance and aerobic protocols
Vasiliki I. Zilidou, Evdokimos I. Konstantinidis, Evangelia D. Romanopoulou, Maria Karagianni, Panagiotis Kartsidis, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

Paper Session T5 #Digital Games in assistive environments

Chair: Ana Isabel Veloso

Room C – 2 December | 14h30m – 16h30m

Conceptualization of PhysioFun Game: A low-cost videogame for home-based stroke rehabilitation
Tânia Ribeiro, Ana Isabel Veloso, Rui Costa

“Game-based psychotherapy” for active ageing: A game design proposal in non-game context
Liliana Vale Costa, Ana Isabel Veloso

Heuristics for designing digital games in assistive environments: Applying the guidelines to an ageing society
Ana Isabel Veloso, Liliana Vale Costa

Multimodality by Electronic Games as Assistive Technology for Visual Disabilities
Claudio Gonçalves Bernardo, Tomás Roberto Cotta Orlandi, Alexandre Mori, Claudio Gottschalg Duque

Social games and different generations: a heuristic evaluation of Candy Crush Saga
Ana Carla Amaro, Ana Isabel Veloso, Lídia Oliveira

Wheelchair simulator game for training people with severe disabilities
Oberdan R. Pinheiro, Lynn R. G. Alves, Romero M. F. M. Junior, Josemar R. de Souza

Abstract Session T6 #Mobile and wearable technology

Chair: Hugo Fernandes

Room A – 3 December | 08h30m – 10h00m

Use of Internet of Everything Technologies in Sports
Marcelo Pires, Vítor Santos

Aquatic fitness training programs to improve health-related parameters: advanced monitoring tools
Henrique Neiva, Mário Marques, Bruno Travassos, Daniel Marinho

Wearables Technologies in Recreational Team Sports: A Brief Review
António Carlos Sousa, Bruno Filipe Travassos, Maria Helena Gil, Henrique Pereira Neiva, Daniel Almeida Marinho, Mário Cardoso Marques

Blind Path Obstacle Detector using Smartphone Camera and Line Laser Emitter
Rimon Saffoury, Peter Blank, Julian Sessner, Benjamin Groh, Christine Martindale, Eva Dorschky, Joerg Franke, Bjoern Eskofier

Using NFC to manage users and infrastructures
Jorge Borges, Arsénio Reis, Vitor Santos, João Barroso

A game to improve memory in elderly
Vitor Santos, Arsénio Reis, João Barroso

Usage of mobile devices for monitoring and encouraging active life
Dennis Paulino, Arsénio Reis, Hugo Paredes, João Barroso

Abstract Session T7 #Digital and technological innovation

Chair: André Sousa

Room B – 3 December | 08h30m – 10h00m

Using cloud image processing services
Arsénio Reis, Dennis Paulino, Hugo Paredes, Vitor Filipe

Stereo Reconstruction of Sports Scenes: Algorithms, Applications, and Challenges
Margrit Gelautz, Florian Seitner, Christian Kapeller, Nicole Brosch

Information Systems In Gym Sports
Luís Almeida, Vitor Santos

BuyMe: Didactic game for the cognitive training of Children and the Elderly
Tânia Rocha, Arsénio Reis, Hugo Paredes, João Barroso

Automating user supervision at the gym
Arsénio Reis, Vitor Santos, Hugo Paredes, Vitor Filipe, João Barroso

Combined technologies to improve air-pistol shooting technique
Vasco Amorim, Vitor Filipe

Abstract Session T8 #Ventures, management and Social innovation

Chair: Vitor Filipe

Room A – 3 December | 11h30m – 13h00m

ObesiTIC. Collaborative design for Health Improvement through Physical Activity and Sports
Idoia Muñoz, Jokin Garatea

Ocean Living Lab. An innovative structure for co-conception and experimentation in nautical sports
Jokin Garatea, Idoia Muñoz

e-Health usability and acceptance: a case study of portuguese citizens’ health portal
Silvia Ala, Francisco Cardoso, Hugo Paredes

ActiveGym, inspiring educational success and healthy lifestyles at UTAD
João Ribeiro, Arsénio Reis, Elsa Justino

Abstract Session T9 #Coaching, training, competition and rehabilitation

Chair: Arsénio Reis

Room B – 3 December | 11h30m – 13h00m

The Effect of Curcumin Supplementation on Exercise-induced Muscle Damage
Babak Nakhostin-Roohi, Sahba Karegar-Jeddi

Parental motivational climate – a risk factor contributing to overtraining syndrome in young elite athletes?
Zuzana Frydrychova, Iva Buresová, Katerina Bartosova, Sara Huteckova

Personal traits of elite athletes in the context of overtraining syndrome in adolescence
Sara Huteckova, Iva Buresová, Katerina Bartosova, Zuzana Frydrychova

Maria Helena Gil, Mário Cardoso Marques, Henrique Pereira Neiva, António Carlos Sousa, Daniel Almeida Marinho

Dual Task effects on posture and gait control of elderly people
Graça Barros, Filipe Melo, Raul Oliveira

TISHW 2016 Abstracts

 BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

Abstracts will be published in a supplement of the Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitationgo to new site Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation indexed by Scopus, PubMed and Cinahl.


Papers accepted in TISHW 2016 will be published by IEEE being available in the IEEE Xplore Digital Librarygo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will be sent for indexing in ISI, Scopus, EI, INSPEC and Google Scholar.

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IEEE Portugal Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Portugal Computer Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library