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Author Harbert, S.D. ♦ Zuerndorfer, J. ♦ Jaiswal, T. ♦ Harley, L.R.
Sponsorship IEEE Eng. Medicine Biol. Soc.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Switches ♦ Kinematics ♦ Sensors ♦ Software ♦ Hip ♦ Tracking
Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine the Wiimote MotionPlus system as a method to capture angular kinematic data of the knee, hip and back of a participant performing a lifting task. Twenty one subjects were recruited and asked to perform a lifting task while having four Wiimotes strapped to the lower leg, upper leg, and back at the hip and below the shoulder blades. The raw signals from the four Wiimotes were filtered and normalized before being combined to obtain the proper change in angular data. The results of the study demonstrate that it is feasible to combine the data from multiple Wiimotes to obtain kinematic data which may be used in ergonomic analysis.
Description Author affiliation: Georgia Tech Res. Inst., Atlanta, GA, USA (Harbert, S.D.; Zuerndorfer, J.; Jaiswal, T.; Harley, L.R.)
ISBN 9781424441198
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-08-28
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781457717871
Size (in Bytes) 763.78 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 4493
Ending Page 4496


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library