Sensor-based foot-mounted wearable system and pressure sensitive gait analysis

Sensor-based foot-mounted wearable system and pressure sensitive gait analysis Original Contribution 1,2 2,3 2,3,4 Z Gerontol Geriat 2017 · 50:488–497 Slavko Rogan ·Rob de Bie · Eling DouwedeBruin DOI 10.1007/s00391-016-1124-z Health, Discipline of Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland Received: 7 January 2016 Department of Epidemiology, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Revised: 18 July 2016 Maastricht, The Netherlands Accepted: 4 August 2016 Centre for Evidence Based Physiotherapy, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Published online: 6 September 2016 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland Sensor-based foot-mounted wearable system and pressure sensitive gait analysis Agreement in frail elderly people in long- term care falls [3]; therefore, evaluation of walking tially important for clinical and research Introduction whilestressingthecognitivecapacity, e. g. settings. Frailty is characterized by reduced re- through performing dual tasks (DT) is Recently, accelerometer-based gait servecapacitiesofmultipleorgansystems of scientific interest in frail older adults analysis systems fixed at different body and increased vulnerability to internal [36]. locations have been proposed for am- and external stressors [12]. Gait impair- Different valid and reliable methods bulatory gait assessment and have been ments in the form of lowered velocity and exist Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie Springer Journals

Sensor-based foot-mounted wearable system and pressure sensitive gait analysis

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Medicine & Public Health; Geriatrics/Gerontology; Internal Medicine; Aging; Social Sciences, general
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