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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Med. Devices. June 2024, 18(2): 021005.
Paper No: MED-23-1183
Published Online: May 30, 2024
...Robert G. Knutson; Justin Whitten; David Graham; Craig Shankwitz; Corey A. Pew Trips and falls are a major concern for older adults. The resulting injury and loss of mobility can have a significant impact on quality of life. An emerging field of study, known as Perturbation Training, has been shown...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Med. Devices. June 2023, 17(2): 021001.
Paper No: MED-21-1241
Published Online: April 17, 2023
...Corey A. Pew; Soroosh Sadeh; Hao-Yuan Hsiao; Richard R. Neptune Balance perturbations are often used to gain insight into reactive control strategies used to prevent falls. We developed a perturbation platform system (PPS) that can induce perturbations in both vertical and angled directions...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2009, 3(4): 041001.
Published Online: November 10, 2009
...Amy R. Sipp; Blair A. Rowley Falls account for almost two million emergency department visits per year in the United States and are the leading cause of injury deaths among adults 65 years of age and older. Despite efforts to reduce fall risk factors, about one-third of community-dwelling older...