Open Science Research Excellence
%0 Journal Article
%A Yiannis Koumpouros and  Effie Papageorgiou and  Alexandra Karavasili and  Foteini Koureta
%D 2016 
%J  International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering
%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
%I International Science Index 119, 2016
%T PYTHEIA: A Scale for Assessing Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics
%U http://waset.org/publications/10005588
%V 119
%X The objective of the present study was to develop a scale called PYTHEIA. The PYTHEIA is a self-reported measure for the assessment of rehabilitation and assistive robotics and other assistive technology devices. The development of PYTHEIA faced the absence of a valid instrument that can be used to evaluate the assistive robotic devices both as a whole, as well as any of their individual components or functionalities implemented. According to the results presented, PYTHEIA is a valid and reliable scale able to be applied to different target groups for the subjective evaluation of various assistive technology devices.

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