Clinical Gait Assessment in Relation to Benchmarking Robot Locomotion

  • J. H. BuurkeEmail author
  • J. F. Veneman
  • D. Torricelli
Conference paper
Part of the Biosystems & Biorobotics book series (BIOSYSROB, volume 16)


The objective of this paper is to identify clinical assessments that are potentially useful for benchmarking of bipedal locomotion. Results: Several clinical measures for static conditions and clinical measures for motion are suggested. Conclusions: Potentially useful clinical measures are identified. New metrics coming from new ambulant measurement techniques may be a good alternative for the qualitative clinical measures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rehabilitation Technology Research GroupRoessingh Research and DevelopmentEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Biomedical Signals and SystemsMIRA-Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Health DivisionTecnalia Research & Innovation San SebastiánMadridSpain
  4. 4.Neural Rehabilitation GroupCajal Institute, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)MadridSpain

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