Automated Health Alerts from Kinect-Based In-Home Gait Measurements

Stone, Erik ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Back, Jessica

Tags Human performance - GaitHuman performance - Modelling and prediction

A method for automatically generating alerts to clinicians in response to changes in in-home gait parameters is investigated. Kinect-based gait...

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Does External Walking Environment Affect Gait Patterns?

Patterson, Matt ;   Whelan, Darragh ;   Reginatto, Brenda ;   Caprani, Niamh ;   Walsh, Lorcan ;   Smeaton, Alan ;   Inomata, Akihiro ;   Caulfield, Brian

Tags Human performance - GaitHuman performance - Activities of daily livingWearable systems for neurorehabilitation

The objective of this work is to develop an understanding of the relationship between mobility metrics obtained outside of the clinic or...

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Quantitative Assessment of Multiple Sclerosis Using Inertial Sensors and the TUG Test

Greene, Barry R. ;   Healy, Michael ;   Rutledge:, Stephanie ;   Caulfield, Brian ;   Tubridy, Niall

Tags Human performance - GaitNeurological disorders - Diagnostic and evaluation techniquesWearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Functional assessment

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive neurological disorder affecting between 2 and 2.5 million people globally. Tests of mobility form part of...

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The Use of Inertial Sensors for the Classification of Rehabilitation Exercises

Giggins, Oonagh ;   Sweeney, Kevin Thomas ;   Caulfield, Brian

Tags Human performance

The benefits of exercise in rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery or following a musculoskeletal injury has been widely established. Within a...

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Using a Pilot Study to Establish Experimental Methods for Inexpensive Instrumented Insoles Used in Dynamic Skiing Analysis

Vogt, Andrew Peter ;   Boppana, Abhijit ;   Bamberg, Stacy J Morris

Tags Wearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Balance controlHuman performance - Modelling and prediction

Loss of balance leads to increased likelihood of falling for human locomotion. Determining the likelihood of falling for skiing locomotion is...

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Wearable Static Posturography Solution Using a Novel Pressure Sensor Sole

Reinfelder, Samuel ;   Durlak, Felix ;   Barth, Jens ;   Klucken, Jochen ;   Eskofier, Bjoern M

Tags Wearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Balance controlHuman performance - GaitWearable systems for neurorehabilitation - Functional assessment

Static posturography is an important measurement in the diagnostic workup for patients with postural instability. New wearable sensor...

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