Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Development of a self-contained accelerometry based system for control of functional electrical stimulation in hemiplegia

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Foglyano, K.M. ; Cleveland APT & FES Centers, Cleveland VA Med. Center, Cleveland, OH, USA ; Schnellenberger, J.R. ; Kobetic, R.

For stroke patients, functional electrical stimulation (FES) has been shown in the past to greatly reduce gait impairments. A critical element of the success of this intervention is accurate and reliable triggering of the stimulation for step initiation. Foot switches are the most commonly used devices for triggering hemiplegic FES gait, but they have been known to produce unreliable results and degrade over time. This paper outlines the development of a self-contained accelerometry-based gait stimulation system that can be worn around the waist and unlike other systems, adds no additional hardware or equipment to don or doff. An acceleration algorithm was developed and shown to have significantly shorter heel strike detection delays than when detecting with a heel sensor which could lead to improved stimulation timing for step initiation.

Published in:

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE

Date of Conference:

Aug. 30 2011-Sept. 3 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.