A Stereophotogrammetric-Based Method to Assess Spatio-Temporal Gait Parameters on Healthy and Parkinsonian Subjects

Maranesi, Elvira ;   Capitanelli, Leonardo ;   Capecci, Marianna ;   Ghetti, Giacomo Giuseppe ;   Mercante, Oriano ;   Di Nardo, Francesco ;   Burattini, Laura ;   Ceravolo, Maria Gabriella ;   Fioretti, Sandro

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisMechanics of locomotion and balance

Generally, the study of gait requires the detection of successive heel contacts and toe-off instants. Traditional gait analysis methods obtain...

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Disposable Soft 3 Axis Force Sensor for Biomedical Applications

Katudampe Vithanage, Damith Suresh Chathuranga ;   Wang, Zhongkui ;   Noh, Yohan ;   Nanayakkara, Thrishantha ;   Hirai, Shinichi

Tags Tactile displays and perceptionHaptics in robotic surgery

This paper proposes a new disposable soft 3D force sensor that can be used to calculate either force or displacement and vibrations. It...

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Foot Clearance Estimation during Overground Walking and Vertical Obstacle Passing using Shank-Mounted MIMUs in Healthy and Pathological Subjects

Trojaniello, Diana ;   Cereatti, Andrea ;   Della Croce, Ugo

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisMechanics of locomotion and balance

A method for assessing maximum foot clearance (maxFCl) during overground walking and obstacle passing using magnetic and inertial...

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Measurement of Biomechanical Interactions at the Stump-Socket Interface in Lower Limb Prostheses

Noll, Veronika ;   Wojtusch, Janis ;   Schuy, Jochen ;   Grimmer, Martin ;   Beckerle, Philipp ;   Rinderknecht, Stephan

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisJoint biomechanicsModeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

The presented paper introduces a novel measuring approach for detecting relative movement between stump and socket in lower limb...

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Preliminary Design of a New Device to Measure Muscle Function

Durfee, William ;   Lind, Jeffrey

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsDynamics in musculoskeletal biomechanics

A description and early results are presented for a novel device to estimate the torque-angle and torque-angular velocity properties of the...

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The Effects of an Ankle Foot Orthosis on Cerebral Palsy Gait: A Multiple Regression Analysis

Wahid, Md. Ferdous ;   Begg, Rezaul ;   Sangeux, Morgan ;   Halgamuge, Saman ;   Ackland, David

Tags New technologies and methodologies in human movement analysis

The aim of this study was twofold. Firstly, to develop a multiple regression normalization (MR) strategy to decorrelate physical properties and...

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