Xuefang Wu

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Crash warning systems are designed to help avoid vehicle accidents by notifying drivers of potential hazards. In typical crash warning systems, primary warning information is provided through visual, audible and/or haptic cues. In general, the use of crash warning systems results in safer driving. However, driver vehicle interfaces that employ visual(More)
Impaired foot plantar sensitivity has been hypothesized among individuals who are obese, and may contribute to their impaired balanced during quiet standing. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of obesity on plantar sensitivity, and explore the relationship between plantar sensitivity and balance during quiet standing. Thirty-nine(More)
This study investigated the relationship between obesity and executive function, and between executive function and fall risk (as estimated from select gait parameters). Of the 39 young adults (age = 21.3 ± 2.6 years) recruited from the local university population via email announcement, 19 were in the obese group (based upon BMI and body fat percentage)(More)
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