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Title: Combining distance and force measurements to monitor the usage of walker assistive devices
Authors: Dias Pereira, J. M.
Viegas, V.
Postolache, O.
Girão, P. S.
Keywords: Distance measurements
Force measurements
Kinematic parameters
Walker assistive device
Walker risk indexes
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: IEEE
Abstract: This paper presents a measurement system that can be used to monitor the usage of walker assistive devices. The forces applied on the legs of the walker device are measured using low cost force sensing resistors and a light detection and ranging device is used to evaluate several gait kinematic parameters, such as, walking speed and walking stride length. To evaluate the right usage of the walker device two walker indexes, one related with the applied forces and the other related with walker gait phases, are introduced. The measurement system includes wireless communication capabilities that enable a local and remote supervision of the measuring data.
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/id/ci-pub-43101
http://hdl.handle.net/10071/16423
DOI: 10.1109/I2MTC.2017.7969673
ISBN: 978-1-5090-3596-0
Appears in Collections:IT-CRI - Comunicações a conferências internacionais

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