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International Master Program on Mechatronic Systems for Rehabilitation

Véronique Perdereau, Giovanni Legnani, Vivianne Pasqui, Emilio Sardini, Antonio Visioli
2011 Journal sur l'enseignement des sciences et technologies de l'information et des systèmes  
At the end of the program the students obtain a double degree from both universities.  ...  This paper describes a second level of university course called Master in France, Laurea Magistrale in Italy, jointly organized by UPMC Université Pierre et Marie Curie -Paris (France) and UniBS Università  ...  This program proposes a specialization in the forefront of the innovation: engineering in the service of the human being (Fig.1) .  ... 
doi:10.1051/j3ea/2011006 fatcat:itexwk7op5cpbparo4ad7jyq6y

Ergonomic Design: Experimental Studies of Multi-Task Vehicle

Eyal Byran
2013 Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries  
This study presents a pioneering experimental ergonomic research, of an off-road cabin design. The research inquires the three aspects,combined, generating quantitative results.  ...  The literature suggests three combined and important aspects, in vehicle design: vision control, anthropometrical fitting and biomechanical considerations.  ...  A slight difference in the results (0.05%) between the two tools is accepted, since every program uses different calculation algorithms.  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.aff.20130201.13 fatcat:oyztsu7n6vcgfg453p6e3bch24

Just another Title? MSc. Human Factors Engineering Versus Sports Engineering

Veit Senner, Carmen Aringer, Klaus Bengler
2016 Procedia Engineering  
The study course is furthermore evaluated in the context of a PhD thesis, with a focus on motivational aspects.  ...  The evaluation, based on interviews, a survey and the analysis of job advertisements, gives well-grounded indications for a further development of this Master program.  ...  The teaching language in the study course is German, so German language skills at a high level are an important prerequisite to successfully complete the Master´s program.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.06.283 fatcat:6qour76ia5b3hltwchylccov6u

Usefulness of Magnetoinertial Wearable Devices in Neurorehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Marco Iosa, Manuela de Sanctis, Aurora Summa, Elena Bergamini, Daniela Morelli, Giuseppe Vannozzi
2018 Applied Bionics and Biomechanics  
The usefulness of a MIMU-based assessment was evaluated comparing the data acquired by three MIMUs located at the pelvis, sternum, and head levels in 12 children with cerebral palsy (CP, age: 2–9 years  ...  Children with CP were randomly divided in two groups: in the first group (CPI), MIMU-based parameters were used by therapists for planning patient-tailored rehabilitation programs, whereas in the second  ...  The contribution of Francesco Paradisi in the data acquisition phase is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/5405680 pmid:30254691 pmcid:PMC6142767 fatcat:uof63oo5dnhsvoq6w3uw7il6yu

A Proposed Interdisciplinary Curriculum in Forensic Kinesiology

Laurence E. Holt, Thomas W. Pelham, Jason Holt
2011 Quest (National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education)  
Further discussion will outline the requirements for a university-based, graduate-level program designed to prepare students for specialization in forensic kinesiology.  ...  Further, the demand for subdiscipline specialization tends to lead to the formation of graduate-level programs (Kent-Wilkinson, 2008) .  ...  A Master of Science program in the aforementioned fields typically takes two to three years to complete.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00336297.2011.10483676 fatcat:bqw5vl6nz5fxvcdplh6cmjytqe

The Pull of Tissue Engineering: A STEM Outreach Program with a Modular Cyclic Stretch Device to Engage High School Students

Tugba Ozdemir, Erdal Senocak, Gene Gerber, Secil Erden Tayhan, Justin L. Brown
2021 Biomedical Engineering Education  
With the help of this hands-on activity, our outreach program helped students grasp tendon tissue biomechanics and understand the importance of applying biomechanical force to regenerate tendon tissue  ...  The two-day outreach program comprised: 1. pre-and post-tests; 2. lectures; 3. laboratory sessions, including the microscopic examination of stained tissue sections and a hands-on group activity employing  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We sincerely thank Professor Isa Gokce for providing his laboratory space for our program and for his support in the certificate ceremony.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43683-021-00053-0 fatcat:6n5sr3hkfjf4vnfbsmelyuyoxy

LARM Bot Humanoid Design Towards a Prototype

Marco Ceccarelli
2017 MOJ Applied Bionics and Biomechanics  
LARM Bot Humanoid Design Towards a Prototype Submit Manuscript | http://medcraveonline.com as an integration of those results with the common aspect in lowcost user-oriented design and operation, [1] .  ...  Here the status of the design is presented with the built prototypes of the parts and an attempt of a full humanoid assembly.  ...  In Figure 2A the torso prototype is shown as completed with sensing head and powered arms with a capacity of a payload of more than twice its own weight.  ... 
doi:10.15406/mojabb.2017.01.00008 fatcat:3ofsxsc7xjdepaoi22amauzh2u

Wheelchair Propulsion Biomechanics in Junior Basketball Players: A Method for the Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Specific Training Program

Elena Bergamini, Francesca Morelli, Flavia Marchetti, Giuseppe Vannozzi, Lorenzo Polidori, Francesco Paradisi, Marco Traballesi, Aurelio Cappozzo, Anna Sofia Delussu
2015 BioMed Research International  
Based on these results, a training program was designed and administered for three months to six of the athletes (the others acting as control group).  ...  Biomechanical parameters related to propulsion timing, progression force, and coordination were estimated from the measured accelerations and used in a regression model where the time to complete the test  ...  The contributions of Patrizio Farina to the training program administration and of Claudia Mazzà to the initial conception of the study are gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/275965 pmid:26543852 pmcid:PMC4620238 fatcat:q7brmzkoj5bw3nvxs3jqjajhgi

Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial to improve the quality of life of housewives with musculoskeletal disorders: a health promotion intervention based on a participatory ergonomic approach—the Housewives Ergonomic Intervention (HEI) trial

Samaneh Norouzi, Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian, Rosanna Cousins, Hamidreza Mokarami
2021 Trials  
Background A variety of household chores expose women to a variety of biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors. A result of this is many housewives with musculoskeletal disorders.  ...  Recruitment will continue until a sample of 160 women provides informed consent to participate. The study will be conducted using a mixed-methods protocol in two phases.  ...  Acknowledgements This protocol study is a PhD dissertation proposal of the first author in health education and promotion at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-021-05436-w fatcat:fsxroxrupnbmvghc6fxl6acbse

Evaluation of Materials in a Biomechanical System for Uses in Industrial Lifting Activities

Roberto L. Avitia, Gustavo L. Badilla, Rubén C. Martínez, Jose A. Cárdenas-Haro, Marco A. Reyna, Miguel E. Bravo-Zanoguera
2017 Advances in Materials Science and Engineering  
The Matlab® programming environment is used as a simulation tool for the analysis and validation of this proposed biomechanism.  ...  A biomechanical system is proposed for the emulation of the movement of human arm, leg, and spine movements, as an industry alternative to manage heavy operations in a manufacturing process.  ...  There are several specialized computer programs for evaluation of biomechanical systems and devices functionality. The most commonly used programs are the Matlab, SolidWorks5, and Catia5.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/3658161 fatcat:wko37aodmfecviv2ysp7m4koca

The Momentary Strength Exercisesand The Strength Distinguished By Speedwith Electrical Stimulation (Ems) And Its Effect On Some Biomechanical Variables And Achievement Of Hammer Throw

Bilal Ali Ahmed Nasser Hussain Ali
2021 Zenodo  
, Through the experience of field researchers in the field of athletics, especially in throwing events, he noted that there is a low level of digital achievement and a large difference between the numbers  ...  Article History Received: January 04, 2021 The effectiveness of throwing a hammer is one of the of games that require high-level technical performance and requires that the archers possess a correlation  ...  Research problem During the field researcher's experience in the field of athletics, especially in throwing events, noted that there is a low level in the achievement numbers, and a significant difference  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4661596 fatcat:tqvyb7vqy5gu7iumsb6ch6jsje

Educational Programs in the Human Factors Area

Neil D. Warren
1959 Human Factors  
The Department of Psychology of- fers a Ph.D. program with special emphasis in the area of engineering psychology.  ...  He may go on to April, 1959 — 13 complete a Master of Science or a Ph.D. degree in human factors engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1177/001872085900100202 fatcat:7627av3tbngyzbdaksr7rkj2wy

Exercise interventions for juvenile fibromyalgia: current state and recent advancements

William R Black, Susmita Kashikar-Zuck
2017 Pain Management  
A unique aspect of this program is the integration of physical activity programming from the fields of sports medicine and injury prevention that has not typically been applied to patients with chronic  ...  Through an iterative process of development in which feedback from the patients was incorporated into the design of the program, the FIT Teens protocol was subjected to a rigorous first phase of qualitative  ... 
doi:10.2217/pmt-2016-0066 pmid:28152647 pmcid:PMC5561984 fatcat:54usfzwberhevce5vx35x4d44a

Analysis of Experience in Professional Training of Future Specialists in Physical Culture and Sport in Higher Eductional Establishments of Norway and Sweden

Iryna Kvasnytsya
2019 Comparative Professional Pedagogy  
that a student has to complete in order to acquire knowledge, skills, competences, and has a tendency to profile specialization.  ...  Analysis of differences and application of leading experience of professional training of future coaches in Norway and Sweden will have positive impact on the improvement of national system of higher sports  ...  Master's program is a subsequent cycle of training in a higher educational establishment and lasts for one or two years.  ... 
doi:10.2478/rpp-2019-0020 fatcat:pidomr43rndaregzo7ujgqwm7q

Prevention of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injuries in soccer players. Part 2: A review of prevention programs aimed to modify risk factors and to reduce injury rates

Eduard Alentorn-Geli, Gregory D. Myer, Holly J. Silvers, Gonzalo Samitier, Daniel Romero, Cristina Lázaro-Haro, Ramón Cugat
2009 Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy  
This research emphasis has afforded a rapid influx of literature aimed to report the effects of neuromuscular training on the risk factors and the incidence of non-contact ACL injury in high-risk soccer  ...  Multicomponent programs show better results than single-component preventive programs to reduce the risk and incidence of non-contact ACL injuries in soccer players.  ...  Conflict of interest statement No conflict of interest is declared.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00167-009-0823-z pmid:19506834 fatcat:cmxzxwpudba6ho76fg2kjqvsfu
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