Classification of Older Adults with/without a Fall History using Machine Learning Methods

Zhang, Lin ;   Ma, Ou ;   Fabre, Jennifer ;   Wood, Robert ;   Garcia, Stephanie ;   Ivey, Kayla ;   McCann, Evan

Tags Mechanics of locomotion and balanceMachine learning and control in bioroboticsNew technologies and methodologies in human movement analysis

Falling is a serious problem in an aged society such that assessment of the risk of falls for individuals is imperative for the research and...

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Investigation of Adaptive Split-Belt Treadmill Walking by the Hindlimbs of Rats

Fujiki, Soichiro ;   Aoi, Shinya ;   Yanagihara, Dai ;   Funato, Tetsuro ;   Sato, Yota ;   Senda, Kei ;   Tsuchiya, Kazuo

Tags Mechanics of locomotion and balanceModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanics

In this study, we investigated the adaptive behavior during hindlimb locomotion of rats on a split-belt treadmill. We measured and analyzed the...

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Predicting Daily Gait Behaviors after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery: A Case Study

Wade, Eric ;   Lin, Paige E. ;   Hemmati, Sadra ;   Sigward, Susan

Tags Mechanics of locomotion and balanceNew technologies and methodologies in human movement analysisNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

After surgical interventions such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLr), people exhibit altered gait mechanics due to joint...

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Recovery Response Latencies to Tripping Perturbations during Gait Decrease with Practice

Forner-Cordero, Arturo ;   van der helm, Frans C.T. ;   Koopman, Bart ;   Duysens, Jacques

Tags Mechanics of locomotion and balanceModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsDynamics in musculoskeletal biomechanics

There are several control mechanisms that contribute to keep gait stability under the presence of perturbations. For larger perturbations,...

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