カノウ タカシ   Kano Takashi
  加納 敬
   所属   医療保健学部 臨床工学科
   職種   助教
言語種別 日本語
発行・発表の年月 2020/11
形態種別 学術論文
査読 査読あり
標題 Assessment of Somatosensory Sensitivity and Activity of the Electroencephalogram using Body Surface Electrical Stimulation in Virtual Reality Environments
執筆形態 共著
掲載誌名 Electronics and Communications in Japan
掲載区分国外
出版社・発行元 Electronics and Communications in Japan
巻・号・頁 103(11),71-82頁
著者・共著者 Ryosuke Kasai, Nana Itoh, Fuminori Kamijo, Takashi Kano, Tetsuya Shimamine, Minoru Ogino, Nae Hinata, Kohei Tanaka, Kazuhiko Shinohara, Yuko Mizuno-Matsumoto
概要 The aim of this study was to assess Virtual Reality (VR) based visual auditory stimulation can relieve pain. To achieve this, the impact that body surface elec- trical stimulation has on the body surface potentials and activity in the central nervous system in VR environments were extracted. Twenty-two adults par- ticipated in this study. The body surface potentials and Electroencephalogram frequencies were measured under various conditions: non-viewing, viewing neu- tral clips, viewing unpleasant clips, and viewing pleasant clips. The pain index was calculated from the body surface potentials. Participants were asked to com- plete subjective pain measurement scales. Results showed that the pain index and the relative subjective pain score decreased when presented with unpleasant and pleasant video clips. The incidence of alpha waves declined when presented with unpleasant clips, while the incidence of beta waves increased when presented with unpleasant and pleasant video clips. Inattentiveness to pain due to VR immersion and descending pain inhibition due to awareness of emotional stress after viewing VR clips were considered to have contributed to the decline in the pain index and in relative subjective pain score. This study suggests that it is possible to relieve pain by VR viewing related to unpleasant or pleasant.