IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Relation between magnitude of applied torque during pre-swing phase and toe clearance change to prevent trip of elderly people

2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC)

Author(s): Tamon Miyake ; Yo Kobayashi ; Masakatsu G. Fujie ; Shigeki Sugano
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2016
Conference Location: Budapest, Hungary
Conference Date: 9 October 2016
Page(s): 2,448 - 2,453
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5090-1897-0
ISBN (USB): 978-1-5090-1819-2
DOI: 10.1109/SMC.2016.7844606
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Elderly people are at risk of falling because of their low toe clearance. Gait training to improve toe clearance could be instrumental in avoiding tripping. We propose using a gait-training robot... View More

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