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BACKGROUND High importance is given to plantar pressure monitoring in the field of biomedical engineering for the diagnosis of posture related ailments associated with diseases such as diabetes and gonarthrosis. OBJECTIVE This paper presents the proof-of-concept development of a new high resolution plantar pressure monitoring pad based on fiber Bragg(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical monitoring of planar pressure is vital in several pathological conditions, such as diabetes, where excess pressure might have serious repercussions on health of the patient, even to the extent of amputation. OBJECTIVE The main objective of this paper is to experimentally evaluate the combined application of the Fibre Bragg Grating(More)
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