Author Archive | Lis Boulton

FARSEEING presented to journalists in Cologne

  At German Sport University Cologne, the two EU-funded research projects FARSEEING and iStoppFalls were presented by Professor Wiebren Zijlstra (FARSEEING, German Sport University) and Dr. Rainer Wieching (iStoppFalls, University of Siegen) to 20 Journalists of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.       The purpose of the journalist’s tour was to inform the general population afterwards about […]

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Physical activity recognition via minimal in-shoe force sensor configuration

Moufawad El Achkar, C. et al. 2013, 7th International Conference on Pervasive Health Technologies for Healthcare. p.256-259. We propose a new minimal wearable system and a classifier for physical activity recognition. The configuration is solely based on two force sensors placed anteriorly and posteriorly under the feet. To find the optimal sensor configuration, we […]

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Development of a standard fall data format for signals from body-worn sensors: the FARSEEING consensus

Published in Z. Gerontolo. Geriatri. 2013, 46(8): 720-726 by Klenk, J. et al. Objective measurement of real-world fall events by using body-worn sensor devices can improve the understanding of falls in older people and enable new technology to prevent, predict, and automatically recognize falls. However, these events are rare and hence challenging to capture. […]

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