In-shoe biaxial shear force measurement: The Kent shear system
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- Akhlaghi, F. & Pepper, M.G. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. (1996) 34: 315. doi:10.1007/BF02511246
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The Kent shear system is introduced and preliminary clinical results are presented. A technique utilising copolymer piezoelectric film has allowed the manufacture of biaxial in-shoe transducers capable of simultaneously measuring two orthogonal shear forces. Bipedal measurements are carried out inside everyday footwear over multiple footsteps.