Analysis of Human Locomotion by Advanced Technologies and Methodologies

  • A. Pedotti
  • C. Frigo
  • R. Assente
  • G. Ferrigno
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 291)


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.


Gait Analysis Joint Torque Functional Electric Stimulation Metatarsal Head Human Locomotion 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pedotti
    • 1
  • C. Frigo
    • 1
  • R. Assente
    • 1
  • G. Ferrigno
    • 1
  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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