Smart Inertial-Based Joint Loading Prediction: Application to Orthopaedic Implants

Project Team Leader
Dr Justin Fernandez (UoA)

Project Team
Assc. Prof Thor Besier (UoA)
Prof Gary Hooper (UoO, Christchurch)
Dr Jacob Munro (Auckland City Hospital & UoA)
Mr Mark Finch (IMeasureU, CEO)
Dr Ju Zhang (UoA)

Project Summary
Coupling personalised musculoskeletal models with low-cost wearable sensors to predict lower limb shape and joint loading to monitor the rehabilitation of patients who have had a hip or knee joint replacement. This will enable rehabilitation programmes that are guided by specific patient needs.