This paper describes the design and construction of a new equipment for the fall risk investigation. It comprehends a portable device including 3 mono-axial accelerometers and 3 rate-gyroscopes which assesses the trunk sway and provides (Giansanti et al 2005 IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng.) and a pneumatic pressure variation pattern generator. The bench test successfully passed. Preliminary results indicates the feasibility of using the equipment as a tool for the assessment of the fall-risk.
Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research
Choose a citation style from the tabs below