Continuous Real-World Gait Monitoring in Community-Based Older Adults

Walsh, Lorcan ;   Doyle, Julie ;   Smith, Erin ;   Inomata, Akihiro ;   Bond, Rodd

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsGerontechnologyTechnologies for active ageing

This paper describes the collection of real-world gait data in a cohort of 7 community living older adults, who have fallen at least once in...

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Extraction of Traditional COP-Based Features from COM Sway in Postural Stability Evaluation

Romano, Fausto ;   Colagiorgio, Paolo ;   Buizza, Angelo ;   Sardi, Francesca ;   Ramat, Stefano

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsAssistive technology for the ageing populationTechnologies for active ageing

Postural control during quiet standing is evaluated by analyzing the sway of the Center of Pressure (CoP), easily measured using a force...

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Fall-Detection Solution for Mobile Platforms using Accelerometer and Gyroscope Data

De Cillis, Francesca ;   De Simio, Francesca ;   Guido, Floriana ;   Antonelli Incalzi, Raffaele ;   Setola, Roberto

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsTechnologies for promoting health and wellbeingTechnologies for active ageing

Falls are a major health risk that diminish the quality of life among elderly people. Apart from falls themselves, most dramatic consequences...

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FreeWalker: A Smart Insole for Longitudinal Gait Analysis

Wang, Baitong ;   Rajput, Kuldeep Singh ;   Tam, Wing Kin ;   Yang, Zhi

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsInnovations in active ageingTechnologies for promoting health and wellbeing

Gait analysis is an important diagnostic measure to investigate the pattern of walking. Traditional gait analysis is generally carried out in a...

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Robotic Psychophysics System for Assessment, Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of the Neurological causes of Falls in the Elderly

Faisal, A. Aldo ;   Lin, Chin-Hsuan

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsTechnologies for promoting health and wellbeingAssistive technology for the ageing population

Falls are the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the elderly and thus a pose a major hazard to our ageing society. We present the...

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