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Designing a Smarter Walker

Kim Bigelow, Kurt Jackson, Timothy Reissman, Julie Walsh-Messinger:

Fostering increased independence and health outcomes for older adults: development and adoption of a SmartWalker.

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Outcomes of this Research

Conference Papers

  • World Congress of Biomechanics -“Fostering increased independence and health outcomes for older adults through increased postural stability during ambulation: Development of a SmartWalker Posture Monitor”
  • American Society of Biomechanics -“Positional and Postural Effect of a Visual Biofeedback Device during Rollator Walker Use: A Device Validation”
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting - “The Effects of a Positional Feedback Device on Rollator Walker Use”
Manuscript
  • Journal Assistive Technology – “ Effect of a Visual Feedback Device on Posture and Position during Rollator Walker Use: A Device Validation”
Undergraduate Support
  • Jack Schultz
  • Lisa Stone – Psychology – May 201
Collaboration
  •  Bethany Lutheran Village
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