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Fig. 2 | BMC Geriatrics

Fig. 2

From: Are older people putting themselves at risk when using their walking frames?

Fig. 2

Illustration of all instrumentation for the example of a front-wheeled walker. The basic Smart Walker System only included load cells in the walking frame’s feet and force sensing insoles in the user’s shoes and was used in users’ homes. The extended Smart Walker System additionally included 3D optoelectronic cameras and was used in the university’s ADL flat and gait laboratory. The optoelectronic cameras recorded position data of reflective markers placed on the user’s feet and the frame. Note that whilst a front-wheeled walker is shown in this Figure, a basic and an extended pick-up walker system were also used in this study

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