Kaye J, Mattek N, Dodge H, Buracchio T, Austin D, Hagler S, Pavel M, Hayes T. Gait & Posture, February 2012, vol./is. 35/2(197-202), 0966-6362;1879-2219. Abstract Physical performance measures predict health and function in older populations. Walking speed in particular has consistently predicted morbidity and mortality.
Fabio Bagalà, Clemens Becker, Angelo Cappello, Lorenzo Chiari, Kamiar Aminian, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Wiebren Zijlstra, Jochen Klenk. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037062. Abstract Despite extensive preventive efforts, falls continue to be a major source of morbidity and mortality among elderly. Real-time detection of falls and their urgent communication to a telecare center may enable rapid […]
Mellone S., Tacconi C., Chiari L. (2012) Validity of a Smartphone-based instrumented Timed Up and Go. Gait & Posture. Highlights ► We compare a Smartphone-embedded accelerometer with a commercial ambulatory monitoring device. ► We evaluate the Smartphone validity on Timed Up and Go test parameters already used in the literature. ► We find good statistical […]