Effects of Virtual Reality Images on Body Stability : Focused on Hand Stability

VR 영상이 신체 안정성에 미치는 영향 : 손 안정성을 중심으로

  • Received : 2017.07.01
  • Accepted : 2017.08.20
  • Published : 2017.08.28


The purpose of this paper is to present the effect of image stimulation on body stability as a conceptual model and to investigate the effect of image stimulus(2D, VR) on body stability(hand stability) through experiments Recently, stereoscopic images such as virtual and augmented reality are combined with smart phones and exercise equipments, and the diffusion is becoming active. The possibility of a safety accident or human error is also increasing as it temporarily affects the balance of the body and hand stability after the image stimulus is removed. The conceptual model is presented based on the results of previous studies. Based on the experimental results, the conceptual model has been explained in combination with the human information processing process and cognitive resource models that take place in the brain. Twenty subjects were exposed to 2D and VR stimuli, and display fatigue was measured by cybersickness questionnaire and hand stability by hand steadiness tester. Experimental results show that VR images induce higher display fatigue and lower hand stability than 2D. In this study, it is meaningful that hand stability according to image type and display fatigue level which have not been tried yet is revealed through conceptual model and experiment.


Virtual Reality;Conceptual Model;Hand Stability;Postural Unstability;Display Fatigue


Grant : Immersive VR MTB Game and Interlocking 5D Simulator Development

Supported by : Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP)


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