Estimating qualitative parameters for assessment of body balance and arm function in a simulated ambulatory setting

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    Abstract

    Continuous daily-life monitoring of balance control and arm function of stroke survivors in an ambulatory setting, is essential for optimal guidance of rehabilitation. In a simulated ambulatory setting, balance and arm function of seven stroke subjects is evaluated using on-body measurement systems (Xsens MVN Biomech and the Xsens Instrumented Force Shoes). Ethical approval for this study was obtained. Qualitative parameters of body balance and arm function are estimated and compared with the results of a generally accepted clinical balance assessments (e.g. Berg Balance Scale and Fugl-Meyer).
    Original languageUndefined
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Sep 2013
    EventInternational NeuroRehabilitation Symposium 2013: The Futute of New Technologies in Neurological Rehabilitation - ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Duration: 11 Sep 201313 Sep 2013

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational NeuroRehabilitation Symposium 2013
    Abbreviated titleINRS 2013
    CountrySwitzerland
    CityZürich
    Period11/09/1313/09/13

    Keywords

    • Stroke
    • IR-87464
    • BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology
    • EWI-23696
    • On-body sensing
    • Arm function
    • Balance

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