Trajectory and Sway Prediction Towards Fall Prevention

  title={Trajectory and Sway Prediction Towards Fall Prevention},
  author={Weizhuo Wang and Michael Raitor and Steve Collins and C. Karen Liu and Monroe Kennedy},
Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries, particularly for older persons. Imbalance can result from the body's internal causes (illness), or external causes (active or passive perturbation). Active perturbation results from applying an external force to a person, while passive perturbation results from human motion interacting with a static obstacle. This work proposes a metric that allows for the monitoring of the person's torso and its correlation to active and passive… 

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