Research project

Robot "NAO" in action: promoting movement for older people

Robots are increasingly being used to assist older people.

The Institute for Research on Ageing is investigating the use of the humanoid robot "NAO" with elderly people at home to motivate them to exercise, as regular exercise is a key protective factor for health in old age. Senior citizens 65+ exercise at home with the robot "NAO" for one week. The acceptance, practicability and motivation to carry out regular physical exercises will be surveyed.

Duration: 01.05.2019 - 31.12.2019