Validation of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for stabilometry measurements

Gergely Nagymate, Bence Vamos, R. Kiss

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Abstract

Stabilometry is the study of human postural stability. It can be used in clinical diagnosis and sport sciences as well. Expensive force distribution plates and force plates are used to these measurements. This paper validates the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for stabilometry measurements as a cheap alternative to the expensive force distribution plates. First the calibration of the sensor is described, then repeated measures are introduced on healthy young adults using reliable stabilometry parameters on both the Wii Balance Board and a validated stabilometer. T-tests showed for most parameters no significant difference between the two equipments. The Wii Balance Board could be a cheap alternative for stabilometry measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 International Symposium on Small-Scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, SIMS 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages111-114
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781509030743
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 30 2016
Event2016 International Symposium on Small-Scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, SIMS 2016 - Narvik, Norway
Duration: Jun 21 2016Jun 24 2016

Other

Other2016 International Symposium on Small-Scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, SIMS 2016
CountryNorway
CityNarvik
Period6/21/166/24/16

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Keywords

  • Postural sway
  • stabilometry
  • Wii Balance Board

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence

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Nagymate, G., Vamos, B., & Kiss, R. (2016). Validation of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for stabilometry measurements. In 2016 International Symposium on Small-Scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, SIMS 2016 (pp. 111-114). [7802909] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/SIMS.2016.7802909