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The Use of Wearable Inertial Motion Sensors in Human Lower Limb Biomechanics Studies: A Systematic Review

Daniel Fong, Yue-Yan Chan
2010 Sensors  
The small size and low production costs of motion sensors make them a very good tool for human motions analysis.  ...  Wearable motion sensors consisting of accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetic sensors are readily available nowadays.  ...  Semi-rigid belt [27] and exoskeleton [21] harness were also used for better sensor attachment, but are not convenience for long term ambulatory use.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s101211556 pmid:22163542 pmcid:PMC3231075 fatcat:zrbyz4znmzbtpefsuz6ioc2dja

Feasibility Review of Wearable Kinematic Sensors in Post Knee Arthroplasty Patients

Allan Le
2021 Open Access Journal of Biogeneric Science and Research  
Post-operative surveillance of joint range of motion after knee arthroplasty is a necessity.  ...  Conclusion: The study demonstrated that it is feasible and advantageous to utilize wearable kinematic sensors to monitor the post-operative period of knee arthroplasty patients.  ...  " OR "Knee monitoring" OR "Knee kinematics" OR "Kinematic" OR "Joint kinetics" OR "Kinematic technology" OR "Wearable computer" OR "Accelerometer" OR "Gyrometer" OR "Knee sensor*") AND ("Timed up and go  ... 
doi:10.46718/jbgsr.2021.08.000188 fatcat:qdha3asovnc47ekgshr35bq2ei

Wearable and Non-wearable Technology Assisted Assessment and Rehabilitation approaches for Gait Improvement among the Patients with Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review

Sumit Raghav, Anshika Singh, Suresh Mani, Mukul Kumar
2022 Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia  
This article presents a relevant review of technological interventions used in gait analysis for post-operative knee surgery cases.  ...  Thus, reducing the overall cost of treatment and increasing the effect of administered treatment. In the modern era, physiotherapists use different sensors to monitor spatiotemporal parameters.  ...  Recent advances in low-cost wearable sensors and related technologies, particularly inertial body sensors, have paved the way for a superior alternative to observation-based methods.  ... 
doi:10.13005/bbra/3001 fatcat:plzhuzyyfbhangsj3hrwzgubjq

Wearable Inertial Sensor System Towards Daily Human Kinematic Gait Analysis: Benchmarking Analysis to MVN BIOMECH

Joana Figueiredo, Simão P. Carvalho, João Paulo Vilas-Boas, Luís M. Gonçalves, Juan C. Moreno, Cristina P. Santos
2020 Sensors  
This paper presents a cost- and time-effective wearable inertial sensor system, the InertialLAB.  ...  Further, users ranked InertialLAB as good in terms of usability. InertialLAB shows promise for daily kinematic gait analysis and real-time kinematic feedback for wearable third-party systems.  ...  Third, the existence of sensor misalignments regarding the human joint axis, mainly in long-term recording sessions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20082185 pmid:32290636 pmcid:PMC7218857 fatcat:hams3jqrnzactlqgpkt3atsnj4

A Review on Wearable Inertial Tracking based Human Gait Analysis and Control Strategies of Lower-Limb Exoskeletons

Sangram Redkar
2017 International Robotics & Automation Journal  
In recent years, human motion tracking based on inertial sensors took a huge leap forward as a cost effective enabling technology.  ...  It overcomes the limitations of existing tracking systems such as magnetic, mechanical and optical in terms of power, cost and size.  ...  of low cost integrated wearable sensor systems and so on.  ... 
doi:10.15406/iratj.2017.03.00080 fatcat:hhjsiebrxzbhxkaqmaxi6ohlly

Tracking of Human Joints Using Twist and Exponential Map

Xiaodong Yang, Jindong Tan
2017 2017 IEEE 7th Annual International Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER)  
To tackle these challenges, a motion tracking system using twist and exponential map technology is developed in this paper. Firstly, a kinematic model for trunk and upper extremity is designed.  ...  in estimating joints' position and orientation.  ...  This typical technique is based on the inertial measurement unit (IMU), which is a low cost and wearable sensor consisting of a triaxial accelerometer, a triaxial gyroscope and a triaxial magnetometer.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cyber.2017.8446562 fatcat:psc7gpgeengkdpfu2f6pznmn6m

Review of Wearable Devices and Data Collection Considerations for Connected Health

Vini Vijayan, James Connolly, Joan Condell, Nigel McKelvey, Philip Gardiner
2021 Sensors  
The volume of data collected by wearable sensors during long-term assessment of ambulatory movement can become immense in tuple size.  ...  Wearable sensor technology has gradually extended its usability into a wide range of well-known applications.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165589 pmid:34451032 pmcid:PMC8402237 fatcat:qubolay6wjb35orvkwtunwz7e4

A Low-Cost Body Inertial-Sensing Network for Practical Gait Discrimination of Hemiplegia Patients

Yanwei Guo, Dan Wu, Guanzheng Liu, Guoru Zhao, Bangyu Huang, Lei Wang
2012 Telemedicine journal and e-health  
This article presents a self-developed low-cost body inertial-sensing network, which contains a base station, three wearable inertial measurement nodes, and the affiliated wireless communication protocol  ...  A new method, which does not need to obtain accurate positions of the sensors, was used to calculate angles of knee flexion/extension and foot in the gait cycle.  ...  The other approach mainly uses wearable sensors like inertial/magnetic sensor systems that could be worn on the body with low-power and portable recording systems for long-term ambulatory monitoring, which  ... 
doi:10.1089/tmj.2012.0014 pmid:22449064 pmcid:PMC3523244 fatcat:o6jbhj5kwffexi7pwwfn5eww5a

Estimation of Walking rate in Complex activity recognition

Hooman Kashanian, Saeed Sharif, Ralf Akildyz
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research  
Monitoring and precisely quantifying users' physical activity with inertial measurement unit-based devices, for instance, has also proven to be important in health management of patients affected by chronic  ...  In sequential acceleration data there is a natural dependence between observations of movement or behavior, a fact that has been largely ignored in most analyses.  ...  Design constraints included the need for the system to be unobtrusive, low cost, low power and simple to use.  ... 
doi:10.7753/ijcatr0509.1003 fatcat:sjcilax2izcr7fakdbxheydycu

Exploring the Role of Wearable Technology in Sport Kinematics and Kinetics: A Systematic Review

Yewande Adesida, Enrica Papi, Alison H McGregor
2019 Sensors  
A total of 33 articles were included for full-text analysis where participants took part in a sport and performed dynamic movements relating to performance monitored by wearable technologies.  ...  A systematic search was carried out across seven databases where wearable technology was employed to assess kinetic and kinematic variables in sport.  ...  terms Monitoring, ambulatory Embase MeSH terms Ambulatory monitoring Sensor Devices Monitoring Medline MeSH terms Monitoring, ambulatory Sport Athlete*3 OR sport* OR (List of Olympic Sports  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19071597 fatcat:q5gxsmfrqfez5ojh3kyvqxcik4

Wearable Sensors for Remote Health Monitoring

Sumit Majumder, Tapas Mondal, M. Deen
2017 Sensors  
A survey on textile-based sensors that can potentially be used in wearable systems is also presented.  ...  Therefore, it is essential to develop cost-effective, easy-to-use systems for the sake of elderly healthcare and well-being.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17010130 pmid:28085085 pmcid:PMC5298703 fatcat:yfaefdzq6rcqlnhycg5khw7f6y

Expanding instrumented gait testing in the community setting: A portable, depth-sensing camera captures joint motion in older adults

Robert J. Dawe, Lei Yu, Sue E. Leurgans, Timothy Truty, Thomas Curran, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Markus A. Wimmer, Joel A. Block, David A. Bennett, Aron S. Buchman, Bruce H. Dobkin
2019 PLoS ONE  
We assessed the utility of a portable depth-sensing camera for quantifying hip and knee joint motion of older adults during mobility testing in the community.  ...  Currently, it is not feasible to obtain laboratory-based measures of joint motion in large numbers of older adults.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the participants of the Rush Memory and Aging Project and the faculty and staff of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0215995 pmid:31091267 pmcid:PMC6519784 fatcat:65xxz3fk4vd2bmgld677ou6lmi

Wearable Textile Platform for Assessing Stroke Patient Treatment in Daily Life Conditions

Federico Lorussi, Nicola Carbonaro, Danilo De Rossi, Rita Paradiso, Peter Veltink, Alessandro Tognetti
2016 Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology  
In order to minimize the sensor set used to monitor gait, a single inertial sensor fused with a textile goniometer proved to reconstruct the orientation of all the body segments of the leg.  ...  Thanks to the novel fusion approach it has been possible to develop a model for the shoulder taking into account the scapulo-thoracic joint of the scapular girdle, considerably improving the estimation  ...  This minimal sensor configuration -with a low number of monitored degrees of freedom -is a trade-off between a good grasping discrimination and design constraints typical of wearable and ambulatory applications  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbioe.2016.00028 pmid:27047939 pmcid:PMC4803737 fatcat:x7rcnsozuncq5g6zvhftenqike

MEMS Inertial Sensors Based Gait Analysis for Rehabilitation Assessment via Multi-Sensor Fusion

Sen Qiu, Long Liu, Hongyu Zhao, Zhelong Wang, Yongmei Jiang
2018 Micromachines  
This paper aims to build a low-cost, intelligent and lightweight wearable gait analysis platform based on the emerging body sensor networks, which can be used for rehabilitation assessment of patients  ...  Proportional integral controller based complementary filter and error correction of gait parameters have been defined with a multi-sensor data fusion algorithm.  ...  Moreover, innovative sensing technology is indispensable for continuous monitoring since the medical monitoring equipment has been developed towards microscale and a long-term span.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi9090442 pmid:30424375 pmcid:PMC6187565 fatcat:xiem77zlbfczbjoubhsraf2the

Estimation and Tracking of Knee Angle Trajectory using Inertial Sensors and a Smartphone Application

2015 Proceedings of the 10th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks  
We demonstrate a practical solution to track the 2-D knee angle trajectory of a user in real-time using inertial sensors embedded in a wearable knee-band wirelessly coupled with a mobile device, by mathematically  ...  modeling the knee as a hinge joint.  ...  *InvenSense® is a registered Trademark of InvenSense, Inc.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.28-9-2015.2261468 dblp:conf/bodynets/GroverN15 fatcat:oveamakp2jhahabawjwxxva3ma
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