A Comparison of Cross-Sectional and Prospective Algorithms for Falls Risk Assessment

Greene, Barry R. ;   McGrath, Denise ;   Caulfield, Brian

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for assisted-livingMobile health

Falls are the most common cause of injury and hospitalization and one of the principal causes of death and disability in older adults...

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A Gait Analysis Method Based on a Depth Camera for Fall Prevention

Dubois, Amandine ;   Charpillet, François

Tags Personal health systemsSmart home technologyTechnology and services for assisted-living

This paper proposes a markerless system whose purpose is to help preventing falls of elderly people at home. To track human movements, the...

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A Novel Web-Based Depth Video Rewind Approach Toward Fall Preventive Interventions in Hospitals

Enayati, Moein ;   Banerjee, Tanvi ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

The purpose of this study was to implement a web based application to provide the ability to rewind and review depth videos captured in...

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A Theoretical Study on the Placement of Microphone Arrays for Improving the Localization Accuracy of a Fall

Li, Yun ;   Ho, K.C. ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingTechnology and services for home careSmart home technology

Falling is a common health problem for elderly. To address the problem, we are currently developing an acoustic fall detection system, FADE,...

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Proposal of a KinectTM-Based System for Gait Assessment and Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease

Cancela, Jorge ;   Arredondo, María Teresa ;   Hurtado, Olivia

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiologyTelehealth

It has been proved that audio and visual cueing can improve the motor performance of Parkinson's disease patients. Specially, gait can benefit...

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Validation of an Accelerometer-Based Fall Prediction Model

Liu, Ying ;   Redmond, Stephen James ;   Shany, Tal ;   Woolgar, Jane ;   Narayanan, Michael Ravi ;   Lord, Stephen ;   Lovell, Nigel H.

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderly

Falls are a common and serious problem faced by older populations. There is a growing interest in estimating the risk of falling for older...

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