Issue 4 (210), article 5


Cybernetics and Computer Engineering, 2022, 4(210)

KUTSIAK O.A., PhD (Engineering),
Senior Researcher of the Bioelectrical Control & Medical Cybernetics Department

International Research and Training Center for Information Technologies and Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine,
40, Akad. Hlushkov av., Kyiv, 03187, Ukraine


Introduction. The diagnostics of motor functions state plays an important role both as a result of the central nervous system impairments (stroke etc.) and as a result of injuries, traumas, etc. As mobile devices expand the possibilities of modern medicine, the actual task is the synthesis of an effective mobile system for the motor functions state diagnosing at various stages of rehabilitation.

The purpose of the paper is to develop a mobile system for personalized motor functions diagnostics for their and speech motility rehabilitation, which functional capabilities contribute to the rehabilitation effectiveness increasing and usability both in clinical and home conditions, as well as in the fields conditions.

The results. The recovery of motor and speech functions, in particular for persons after injuries and traumas, as well as usage by the patient at home, put forward requirements for personalization, mobility, ease of perception and usability of information given to the user.

According to the requirements, the interface of mobile system for the motor function diagnostics was developed: set of user tasks was defined, scenario was developed for the patient to test own motor functions within the mobile system. The relation database’s infologic model has been developed for the storage and accumulation of patients’ motor functions data and following analysis by a physician.

The algorithm for personalized motor functions diagnosing has been developed. It is based on expanded range of evidence criteria are not taken into account by known analogues. The algorithm is implemented in the MovementTestStroke 1.2 mobile system with taking into account the interface and relation database. Such a system provides objectification of assessment, reduction of the probability of a physician’s error and urgency in diagnostic and treatment decisions-making, provides necessary and sufficient information to the user in a convenient digital and graphical forms, simplifies for the physician the motor functions state analyzing and the personalized treatment strategy creating.

Conclusions. The mobile system for motor function diagnostics can be used in clinical, home and field conditions, not only to assess the motor functions state affected by central nervous system pathologies, but also by injuries and traumas, etc., which creates the basis for personalized, mobile, urgent diagnostic and treatment decisions-making by the physician.

Keywords: diagnostics, motor functions, quantitative assessment, criteria, algorithm, software system, mobile system, stroke, injuries

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Received 30.09.2022