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System and method for measuring power generated during legged locomotion

Abstract: 

A system and method is provided for calculating power generated by a body during legged locomotion. The system includes at least one accelerometer to measure acceleration of the body during legged locomotion, at least one force sensor to measure a plurality of propulsive force impulses created by the body during legged locomotion, and a processor configured to calculate the power generated by the body during legged locomotion using output signals from both the at least one accelerometer and the at least one force sensor.

Inventors: 

R. Templeman

Patent Number: 
8744783
Technology Type(s): 
Engineering, Power System
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
99838
Patent Status: 
Active
Patent Issue Date: 
June 3, 2014
Region
Midwest
State: 
Indiana
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