Detection of running asymmetry using a wearable sensor system
Refereed Conference Meeting Proceeding
We demonstrate a wearable ambulatory analysis framework that could be used to evaluate running asymmetry, day-to-day during unconstrained training. The system can automatically differentiate running from other training movement tasks, and extract all of the runner’s associated step-cycles (heel-strike to heel-strike). We evaluate the system’s ability in 21 participants who have artificially induced asymmetry. Impact accelerations differentiate asymmetry more effectively than angular velocities (gyroscope), and tibial inertial sensors differentiate more effectively than sensors attached to the thigh.
Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology
7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology, APCST 2015
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Dublin City University (DCU)
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