gait analysis

New Methods to Monitor Stair Ascents Using a Wearable Pendant Device Reveal How Behavior, Fear, and Frailty Influence Falls in Octogenarians

Author(s): Matthew A. Brodie, Kejia Wang, Kim Delbaere, Nigel Lovell, Stephen J. Redmond, Michael B. Del Rosario, Stephen R. Lord
New Methods to Monitor Stair Ascents Using a Wearable Pendant Device Reveal How Behavior, Fear, and Frailty Influence Falls in Octogenarians 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

We investigated whether a freely worn pendant inertial sensor, containing a triaxial accelerometer and a barometer, could be used to accurately identify stair ascent by 52 older adults in free…

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