Published on in Vol 19, No 1 (2017): January

The Use of Motion-Based Technology for People Living With Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Literature Review

The Use of Motion-Based Technology for People Living With Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Literature Review

The Use of Motion-Based Technology for People Living With Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Literature Review

Authors of this article:

Erica Dove 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Arlene J Astell 1, 2 Author Orcid Image


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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Astell A. Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction Research with Older People. View
  2. Kloek C. Geriatrie in de fysiotherapie en kinesitherapie. View