Get your gait assessment at the CHUV event for the World Alzeihmer’s Day on September 21st

Gait Up will take part to the Open Door Event of the CHUV (Lausanne University Hospital) on the occasion of the World Alzheimer’s Day, on September 21st. This event organized by the Leenaards Center for Memory (CLM), Geriatric and Geriatric Rehabilitation service of the CHUV (GER), the European Human Brain Project and other institutions gives you the chance to visit these centers (Mont-Paisible 16,…

Did you know that your personality traits can be correlated with your walking speed?

In the frame of the SardiNIA project, aiming at unraveling the genetic processes involved in age-related traits and disease, researchers investigated effect modifiers of the age–walking speed association, including personality traits. The goals of this cross-sectional study were to explore correlates of walking speed in a large wide age-ranged population and to identify factors affecting lower…

Visit Gait Up booth at the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society in Nice on 20-22 Sep

Gait Up will be present with a booth at the EUGMS, the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, from the 20th to 22nd of September in Nice. This congress gathers specialists and health care professionals sharing the same interest in geriatric medicine: geriatricians, physicians, therapists, researchers,… It aims at taking care of the older patients, in order to understand the…

Gait Up Technowalk demo at the Symposium “Technologies in the Therapie” in Winterthur on September 16th

Visit Gait Up booth and get your gait measured at the “Technologies in the Therapie” Symposium in Winterthur on September 16th! This event, organized by the Institute of Physiotherapy of ZHAW school, gathers physiotherapists, occupational therapists, health care professionals and researchers around the topic “From Smartphone to Robotics”. During the Technowalk session, attendees will get the…

Comparison of the preferred walking speed on treadmill VS overground walking by the Institute of Sport Sciences of University of Lausanne (ISSUL)

The research team of the Institute of Sport Sciences of University of Lausanne (ISSUL) compared the effect of treadmill and overground walking on gait parameters, especially the referred walking speed (PWS) of both healthy and physically active older and young adults using the Gait Analysis System of Gait Up. Preferred walking speed (PWS) represents a…

Expert running analysis on a whole Marathon!

See how 20 runners finished the whole Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef wearing Physilog 5 sensors on their feet. 42.195 km of data were collected from the runners’ foot to analyze their performance, technique & fatigue in real conditions. Congratulations to the marathonians! The professional running analysis package (including contact time, pronation, strike angle, cadence,…) is available here. Start running measurements…