Keep on trippin'...
June 20, 2019 5:02 PM Subscribe
First step towards a better prosthetic leg? Trip people over and over. The aim of "stumble recovery" research being carried out at Vanderbilt University is to "construct a model of which factors determine the nature of the stumble response, so when a stumble occurs, we can use the various sensors on a robotic prosthetic leg to artificially reconstruct the reflex." From the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation: A novel system for introducing precisely-controlled, unanticipated gait perturbations for the study of stumble recovery.
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