Analysis of Human Locomotion by Advanced Technologies and Methodologies
In recent years the more advanced gait analysis laboratories have been involved in developing instrumentation and methods for the assessment of walking performances.
Some of the new devices have been proposed for routinary clinical applications, but, in practice, despite a general interest demonstrated by clinicians operating in the areas of functional treatment, instrumental methods for gait analysis are rarely employed outside the research field.
At the Bioengineering Centre of Milan some new devices have been developed taking into account all the practical requirements for an easy and reliable application.
KeywordsGait Analysis Joint Torque Functional Electric Stimulation Metatarsal Head Human Locomotion
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