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The Importance of Wearable Sensor Validation

The Importance of Wearable Sensor Validation

Wearable sensors are becoming popular devices for fitness and healthcare monitoring. The desire to understand human movement outside of the laboratory setting, coupled with the technological advancements of wearable sensors, such as Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs),...
COVID-19’s Effect on Gait

COVID-19’s Effect on Gait

A year ago this month, the coronavirus disease presented itself in Wuhan, China, as an aggressive viral pneumonia. Initially, little was known regarding the functional changes associated with the disease. As it spread to the U.S. and caseloads grew exponentially,...
Gait Disorders in Older Adults

Gait Disorders in Older Adults

A gait abnormality is a divergence from normal walking. When a person walks, their body relies on proper functioning from their ears, eyes, brain, muscles, and sensory nerves. Without its complete cooperation, walking issues can occur, which can lead to more...

Gait Analysis in Children

Gait abnormalities are present in people of all ages. Observational gait assessments are often used by clinicians to identify these deviations from a normal pattern, however these assessments can be more difficult with children as their gait pattern matures over time....