Knowledge Gaps in Falls Research

Becker, Clemens ;   Chiari, Lorenzo ;   Klenk, Jochen

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsTechnologies for promoting health and wellbeingGerontechnology

Recent findings in the area of prediction and detection of falls using body worn sensor technology, smartphones and video footage stimulate...

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Measuring Gait in Older Adults using a Single Ankle-Worn Inertial Sensor

Wang, Kejia ;   Del Rosario, Michael Benjamin ;   Hirth, Sylvain ;   Delbaere, Kim ;   Brodie, Matthew Andrew Dalhousie ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Kark, Lauren ;   Lord, Stephen ;   Redmond, Stephen James

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsInnovations in active ageing

This work describes the use of an ankle-worn inertial sensor to estimate the ankle trajectory through space during walking by integrating...

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Mobility and Movement Complexity Change with Ageing and Risk of Falling

Paraschiv-Ionescu, Anisoara ;   Büla, Christophe ;   Major, Kristof ;   Krief, Helene ;   Moufawad el Achkar, Christopher ;   Aminian, Kamiar

Tags Technologies for active ageingInnovations in active ageingTechnologies for detecting, managing and preventing falls

Physical activity complexity is a novel method of characterizing activity patterns throughout the day and is hypothesized to show significant...

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Technologies Supporting Fall Risk Management Process

Immonen, Milla Sinikka ;   Similä, Heidi ;   Arabiurrutia Altube, Elixabete ;   Eklund, Patrik ;   Johansson, Lars-Åke ;   García-Gordillo, Carlos

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

Falls are an increasing problem for western societies facing the demographic change. The objective of this presentation is to provide an...

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Towards a New Generation of Prognostic Tools for Falls Incorporating Sensor-Based Activity Features

Palumbo, Pierpaolo ;   Palmerini, Luca ;   Mellone, Sabato ;   Chesani, Federico ;   Cattelani, Luca ;   Bandinelli, Stefania ;   Chiari, Lorenzo

Tags Technologies for detecting, managing and preventing fallsTechnologies for promoting health and wellbeing

Prognostic tools for falls are recommended as strategic components for fall prevention. Knowledge on clinical risk factors has allowed us to...

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