Special Issue "Sensors for Gait, Posture, and Health Monitoring"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2019).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Interests: gait and posture; activity monitoring; fall risk assessment; nonlinear dynamics; biodynamics; wireless inertial sensors; wearables; musculoskeletal and neuro-rehabilitation
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In recent years, many technologies for gait and posture assessments have emerged. Wearable sensors, active and passive in-house monitors, and many combinations thereof all promise to provide accurate measures of gait and posture parameters. Motivated by market projections for wearable technologies and driven by recent technological innovations in wearable sensors (MEMs, electronic textiles, wireless communications, etc.) the wearable health/performance area is growing rapidly and has the potential to transform the future healthcare from disease treatment to disease prevention.
The objective of this Special Issue is to address and disseminate the latest gait and posture monitoring systems as well as various mathematical models/methods characterizing mobility functions. As such, in this special issue we call on those researchers who have used various sensor technologies and methods to assess gait and postural characteristics among varied populations.
This Special Issue focuses on wearable monitoring systems and physical sensors and its mathematical models that can be utilized in varied environments and varied conditions in monitoring health and performance.
Prof. Dr. Thurmon Lockhart
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