Automated Assessment of Dynamic Knee Valgus and Risk of Knee Injury During the Single Leg Squat

@inproceedings{Kianifar2017AutomatedAO,
  title={Automated Assessment of Dynamic Knee Valgus and Risk of Knee Injury During the Single Leg Squat},
  author={Rezvan Kianifar and Alexander v. d. Lee and Sachin Raina and Dana Kulix0107},
  booktitle={IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Many clinical assessment protocols of the lower limb rely on the evaluation of functional movement tests such as the single leg squat (SLS), which are often assessed visually. Visual assessment is subjective and depends on the experience of the clinician. In this paper, an inertial measurement unit (IMU)-based method for automated assessment of squat quality is proposed to provide clinicians with a quantitative measure of SLS performance. A set of three IMUs was used to estimate the joint… CONTINUE READING