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A Review on Methods and Devices for Force Platforms Calibration in Medical Applications

A. Scorza, C. Massaroni, F. Orsini, C. D'Anna, S. Conforto, S. Silvestri, S.A. Sciuto
2018 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review  
In particular, in situ calibration is a fundamental practice especially when the force platforms are either used as reference or are connected with other devices in the measurement chain.  ...  Several calibration procedures for force platforms have been proposed in the literature, some of them dealing with only one force component, others with all the force and moment components, and some research  ...  Ethical Standard This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.25103/jestr.111.02 fatcat:y6byvvp65jfl7gi3ra3wag26y4

Designing a Multiaxial Extensometric Force Platform: A Manufacturing Experience

Jorge Rodolfo Beingolea, Helder Andrade Rodrigues, Milagros Zegarra, Erasmo Sulla-Espinoza, Romildo Torres-Silva, Jorge Rendulich
2021 Electronics  
In this work, the development of a multiaxial extensometric force platform will be addressed, aiming to improve the sensitivity and reduce the costs of existing platforms.  ...  Additionally, this platform can be used for analysis and characterization of flight time and postural characterization of volleyball athletes.  ...  It is evident that, in clinical practice, postural stability is commonly assessed by the balance performance of body oscillation on a force platform.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10161907 fatcat:plwlulj63nf7vi4cflks2zbpba

Functional Balance Assessment: review

Angélica Castilho Alonso, Natália Mariana Luna, Felipe Nunes Dionísio, Danielli Souza Speciali, Luiz Eugênio Garcez Leme, Júlia Maria D'Andréa Greve
2014 Medical Express  
Clinical examination and scale application or force platform testing, each one with their own advantages and limitations, can be used to assess postural balance. There is no common standard.  ...  The aim of this study was to perform a literature review on different methods of postural balance assessment and to provide a theoretical framework for further study of this subject.  ...  B METHOD A literature review was performed, searching for studies published in scientific journals in the period 1990-2014 in English or Portuguese.  ... 
doi:10.5935/medicalexpress.2014.06.03 fatcat:677xjf2uabg3nejl23cziu5r4y

A Low Cost Wireless System to Monitor Plantar Pressure using Insole Sensor: Feasibility Approach

Renato Varoto, Gustavo Casagrande Oliveira, Adolfo Victor Freire de Lima, Matheus Missola Critter, Alberto Cliquet Jr.
2017 Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies  
To verify the feasibility and effectiveness of the system, workbench tests were realized and a healthy subject performed pilot trials based on static and dynamic activities on the biomechanics platform  ...  Plantar pressure analysis is an important strategy applied in clinical, orthopaedics, sports and rehabilitation studies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the support by grants from São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006246402070214 dblp:conf/biostec/VarotoOLCC17 fatcat:5rbvhgbs7bde7kjmxcsmbkxu2y

McConnell patellar taping on postural control of women with patellofemoral pain syndrome: randomized clinical trial

Daiene Cristina Ferreira, Rubens Alexandre da Silva Junior, Cynthia Gobbi Alves Araújo, Paula Renata Mantovani, Christiane de Souza Guerino Macedo
2020 Fisioterapia em Movimento  
Method: A randomized, blinded clinical trial that comprised 40 women with PFPS, aged between 18 and 35 years.  ...  The center of pressure (CoP) displacement parameters recorded by a force platform were analyzed using two-way ANOVA and Cohen's d.  ...  The static (one-leg stance) and dynamic balance tests (one-leg squat exercise) on the force platform were carried out in a sequence defined through a draw.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1980-5918.033.ao57 fatcat:cpu3t36f3vhwbpe3nze4delmvi

Use of Filters to Smooth Out Signals Collected through Mobile Devices in the Static and Dynamic Balance Assessment: A Systematic Review

Karina Sá, Givago Souza, Bianca Callegari, Anderson Belgamo, André Cabral, José Gorla, Anselmo Costa e Silva
2022 Applied Sciences  
For this reason, the objective of this work was to carry out a systematic review on the filters used in data recorded from smartphone applications for static and dynamic balance assessment.  ...  Methods: A systematic literature review was performed on the PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Technology Research and Web of Science databases, using the search strategy: smartphone, "mobile technology",  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12136579 fatcat:ugft24yt3nanzeol5ol5wxym4y

Portable system for force measurement of long-term monitoring during human gait

Romulo Sehnen, Alexandre Balbinot, Amanda Balbinot
2013 International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering  
The characterization of human gait using force platforms is one of the finest areas of biomechanics. Typically these force platforms are large, fixed and restricted to a laboratory environment.  ...  Therefore, a system for monitoring the human gait that is flexible, small-sized and can be installed in the actual sole of a shoe is desirable for many applications.  ...  Soon, the uncertainty for all measurements is (10) : √( ( (9) Comparison of system and trials Assays were performed with this force platform and with a commercial force platform (OR6-5, Advanced Mechanical  ... 
dblp:conf/iwbbio/SehnenBB13 fatcat:xgvj4rayxfbs5aajndv4iecxd4

Ground Reaction Forces during the Biomechanical Gait Analysis in Children

Leandro D. de Souza, Andréia G. Aires, Rafael R. Baptista
2019 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
Muscle recruitment, immature stride dynamics a nd, strategies of equilibrium control, immature sensory integration during stance, are some of various biomechanical and neural factors related to the kinetic  ...  pattern of walking in children.  ...  The article concludes with a discussion of the literature and clinical applications for biomedical engineering. II.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.68.10 fatcat:fibjif3ufncghfxk3dwwugsora

Stocktaking on the development of posturography for clinical use

Herman Kingma, Gérome C Gauchard, Catherine de Waele, Christian van Nechel, Alexandre Bisdorff, Alain Yelnik, Mans Magnusson, Philippe P Perrin
2011 Journal of Vestibular Research-Equilibrium & Orientation  
Consensus was reached that a force platform cannot be considered as a technique which is sufficient on its own to perform a clinically relevant test for the assessment of neuro-otological and musculo-skeletal  ...  methodologies of posturography currently used for clinical evaluation.  ...  In conclusion, a force platform in combination with complementary methods such as a motion analysis, 3-5 body-fixed 2D or 3D accelerometer-gyroscopes or electromyography could be considered as a necessary  ... 
doi:10.3233/ves-2011-0397 pmid:21558637 fatcat:7zshxhrhbfbublfnt5x7duoeia

Reaction Force Magnitude and Orientation During Supine Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation: An Exploratory Analysis and Reliability of Preload and Impulse Phase

Pierre-Michel Dugailly, Antoine Michaud, Véronique Feipel, Benoît Beyer
2020 Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics  
Certainly, there is a need for further investigation examining both dynamic parameters (ie, velocity and accelerations) and the potential neurologic effect of such manipulative technique.  ...  Application of thrust was allowed for trained practitioners only. Preload force, peak force, and vector force orientation were compared between sessions and practitioners.  ...  Manipulation Procedure Manipulation was performed following a stepwise process described earlier. 14 The participant was lying in supine position with the arms crossed, his trunk on a force platform  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.10.011 pmid:32593464 fatcat:ogvjvypsmjd6nfsr47ldecxfkm

Benchmarking Human-Like Posture and Locomotion of Humanoid Robots: A Preliminary Scheme [chapter]

Diego Torricelli, Rahman S. M. Mizanoor, Jose Gonzalez, Vittorio Lippi, Georg Hettich, Lorenz Asslaender, Maarten Weckx, Bram Vanderborght, Strahinja Dosen, Massimo Sartori, Jie Zhao, Steffen Schüetz (+6 others)
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The proposed scheme aims to be sufficiently generic to permit its application to a wide range of bipedal platforms, and sufficiently specific to rigorously test the sensorimotor skills found in humans.  ...  The difficulty in defining standard benchmarks for human likeness is a well-known problem in bipedal robotics.  ...  The research activity presented in this paper has been funded by the European Seventh Framework Programme FP7-ICT-2011-9, under the grant agreement no 60069 -H2R "Integrative Approach for the Emergence  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09435-9_28 fatcat:cju4tc3uajcj7nruzpbmutvtky

Fractal dimension approach in postural control of subjects with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Veronica Cimolin, Manuela Galli, Chiara Rigoldi, Graziano Grugni, Luca Vismara, Luca Mainardi, Paolo Capodaglio
2011 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Postural acquisitions were conducted by means of a force platform and the participants were required to stand barefoot on the platform with eyes open and heels at standardized distance and position for  ...  However, the utility of static posturography in clinical practice is somehow limited and there is a need for reliable approaches to extract physiologically meaningful information from stabilograms.  ...  Platform stabilometry is the measurement of forces exerted against a force platform during quiet stance, commonly used to quantify the body sways of an individual in a standing position.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1743-0003-8-45 pmid:21854639 pmcid:PMC3175446 fatcat:k3ybxxr65fanpcis2pcibu42tu

Next-generation sequencing technology in clinical virology

M.R. Capobianchi, E. Giombini, G. Rozera
2013 Clinical Microbiology and Infection  
Recent advances in nucleic acid sequencing technologies, referred to as 'next-generation' sequencing (NGS), have produced a true revolution and opened new perspectives for research and diagnostic applications  ...  So far, NGS has been applied to metagenomics-based strategies for the discovery of novel viruses and the characterization of viral communities.  ...  applications in clinical diagnostic laboratories.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12056 pmid:23279287 fatcat:jgjonhzvxjb2nespeicl46zmoi

InSilc: a cloud platform for in silico clinical trials for bioresorbable vascular scaffolds

G. Karanasiou, G. Rigas, T. Tachos, D. Fotiadis
2019 Zenodo  
The 3D reconstruction and plaque characterization tool is a standalone application which is not embedded in the final InSilc platform but rather exchanging data with InSilc Cloud via REST services.  ...  Therefore, stent mechanical testing is performed in vitro to support the stent designers and developers to gather and evaluate performance data prior to device approval and clinical application.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3537991 fatcat:q4gn7dkd7ba33e47chy4m56s6a

Validation of a force platform clinical for the assessment of vertical jump height

Arián Ramón Aladro Gonzalvo, Danilo Esparza Yánez, José Miguel Tricás Moreno, María Orosia Lucha López
2017 Journal of Human Sport and Exercise  
Objective: the purpose of the present study was to analyze the concurrent validity and reliability of a force platform clinical COBS Feedback ® for the estimation of the height of vertical jumps.  ...  Results: after the 27 subjects performed a total of 135 vertical jumps on COBS Feedback ® platform while simultaneously being recorded with a high-speed camera-based method, the intraclass correlation  ...  Clinical implications Clinical physical therapy and performance settings could benefit from practical application of the COBS Feedback ® for jump height assessment.  ... 
doi:10.14198/jhse.2017.122.13 fatcat:lsp25iyqq5g6jivcnncbybee3a
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