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Wearable sensors: measuring spinal flexion with textile strain sensors

Deignan, Jennifer and Pacelli, Maria and Coyle, Shirley and Paradiso, Rita and Diamond, Dermot (2015) Wearable sensors: measuring spinal flexion with textile strain sensors. In: Patient Advisory Meeting, 2 Apr 2015, Derry, Northern Ireland.

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Abstract

Wearable sensors have the potential to enable continuous real-time health monitoring of people during normal daily activities. In contrast, the current paradigm requires patients to devote a period of time to attend for tests in specialist facilities and under conditions that, at best, are not representative of their normal life patterns, and at worst, may induce considerable stress, leading to significantly biased data. Physical therapy, training technique, rehabilitation, respiration monitoring and diagnostics could all be improved by implementing wearable sensors and data acquisition software. This will not only improve the accuracy of the measurements, but the ability to analyze the data over time.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Event Type:Other
Refereed:No
Subjects:Medical Sciences > Diseases
Medical Sciences > Health
Physical Sciences > Chemistry
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science and Health > School of Chemical Sciences
Research Initiatives and Centres > INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics
Research Initiatives and Centres > National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland under the Insight initiative, grant SFI/12/RC/2289
ID Code:20551
Deposited On:14 Apr 2015 10:55 by Ms Jennifer Deignan. Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 14:13

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