Assessment of Gait Direction Changes During Straight-Ahead Walking in Healthy Elderly and Huntington Disease Patients Using a Shank Worn MIMU

Trojaniello, Diana ;   Cereatti, Andrea ;   Ravaschio, Andrea ;   Bandettini, Monica ;   Della Croce, Ugo

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsMechanics of locomotion and balance

The aim of this study was to propose and comparatively evaluate four methods for assessing stride-by-stride changes of direction of...

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Development of MRI-Powered Modular Robotic System

Ouchi, Ryutaro ;   Saotome, Kousaku ;   Matsushita, Akira ;   Suzuki, Kenji

Tags New technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

This study proposes a novel robotic system controlled by the magnetic forces generated from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner. In...

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Evaluation of Upper Extremity Movement Characteristics During Standardized Pediatric Functional Assessment with a Kinect-Based Markerless Motion Analysis System

Rammer, Jacob ;   Krzak, Joe ;   Riedel, Susan ;   Harris, Gerald

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsApplied tissue and organ models and motion analysis

A recently developed and evaluated upper extremity (UE) markerless motion analysis system based on the Microsoft® Kinect® sensor...

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Hierarchical Task Ordering for Time Reduction on KINARM Assessment Protocol

Mostafavi, Sayyed Mostafa ;   Dukelow, Sean P. ;   Scott, Stephen H. ;   Mousavi, Parvin

Tags Machine learning and control in bioroboticsModeling in bioroboticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Advances in robotic technologies offer objective, highly reliable tools for assessment of brain function following stroke. KINARM is an...

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Linear and Nonlinear Subspace Analysis of Hand Movements During Grasping

Cui, Hengjun ;   Visell, Yon

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisNeural control of movement and robotics applicationsOptimization in musculoskeletal biomechanics

This study investigated nonlinear patterns of coordination, or synergies, underlying whole-hand grasping kinematics. Prior research has shed...

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Motion Based Markerless Gait Analysis Using Standard Events of Gait and Ensemble Kalman Filtering

Vishnoi, Nalini ;   Mitra, Anish ;   Duric, Zoran ;   Gerber, Lynn

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanicsModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanics

We present a novel approach to gait analysis using ensemble Kalman filtering which permits markerless determination of segmental movement. We...

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Quantitative Evaluation of Unrestrained Human Gait on Change in Walking Velocity

Makino, Yuta ;   Tsujiuchi, Nobutaka ;   Ito, Akihito ;   Koizumi, Takayuki ;   Nakamura, Shota ;   Matsuda, Yasushi ;   Tsuchiya, Youtaro ;   Hayashi, Yuichiro

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisBiomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedics

In human gait motion analysis, which is one useful method for efficient physical rehabilitation to define various quantitative evaluation indices,...

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Towards a Multi-Level Neural Architecture that Unifies Self-Intended and Imitated Arm Reaching Performance

Gentili, Rodolphe ;   Oh, Hyuk ;   Huang, Di-Wei ;   Katz, Garrett ;   Miller, Ross ;   Reggia, James

Tags Biomimetic roboticsHumanoid roboticsModeling in biorobotics

Dexterous arm reaching movements are a critical feature that allow human interactions with tools, the environment, and socially with others....

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