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Biomechanical and mathematical analysis of human movement in medical rehabilitation science using time-series data from two video cameras and force-plate sensor
Author(s): Masako Tsuruoka; Ryosuke Shibasaki; Elgene O. Box; Shunji Murai; Eiji Mori; Takao Wada; Masahiro Kurita; Makoto Iritani; Yoshikatsu Kuroki
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Paper Abstract

In medical rehabilitation science, quantitative understanding of patient movement in 3-D space is very important. The patient with any joint disorder will experience its influence on other body parts in daily movement. The alignment of joints in movement is able to improve under medical therapy process. In this study, the newly developed system is composed of two non- metri CCD video cameras and a force plate sensor, which are controlled simultaneously by a personal computer. By this system time-series digital data from 3-D image photogrammetry, each foot pressure and its center position, is able to provide efficient information for biomechanical and mathematical analysis of human movement. Each specific and common points are indicated in any patient movement. This study suggests more various, quantitative understanding in medical rehabilitation science.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 August 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2357, ISPRS Commission III Symposium: Spatial Information from Digital Photogrammetry and Computer Vision, (17 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.182884
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Masako Tsuruoka, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Ryosuke Shibasaki, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Elgene O. Box, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Shunji Murai, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Eiji Mori, National Higashi Saitama Hospital (Japan)
Takao Wada, Inagi Municipal Hospital (Japan)
Masahiro Kurita, Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Makoto Iritani, Showa Univ. (Japan)
Yoshikatsu Kuroki, Showa Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2357:
ISPRS Commission III Symposium: Spatial Information from Digital Photogrammetry and Computer Vision
Heinrich Ebner; Christian Heipke; Konrad Eder, Editor(s)

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