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Jose Haroldo Cavalcante
03-05-1996, 08:50 AM
Hello all,


We are doing some balance research using a force plate (AMTI ORS6-5).
The subject stands as quietly as possible on the force plate and the center
of pressure (CP) position is calculated from the signals collected from it.

I would like to present some questions:


1- What to do if the subject has to use some kind of support (like crutches or
a walker) to be able to stand on the plate? They might be in contact with
the plate or not?


2- What are the most used/interesting parameters of CP to analyse? We here are
mainly concerned on the speed and radius.


Thank you in advance for your collaboration. I will post a summary if it is
of interest.

J. Haroldo



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Jose Haroldo de Assis Cavalcante SMHS 501 "A"
Electrical Engineer 70.330-150

Motion Laboratory Brasilia-DF
SARAH Hospital BRAZIL


(55) (61) 319-1440 (voice)
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E-mail: haroldo@lab01.sarah.br
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