Motec VGait Instrumented Treadmill

This is a split-belt instrumented treadmill from Motek Medical. Each belt can be moved independently, which allows us to emulate certain gait disorders e.g. limping, and the treadmill supports dynamic changes of pitch and sway which can be used to investigate gait in different walking conditions or to introduce disturbances to test gait stability.

Additionally, the treadmill features two force plates, which provide accurate details of the forces, torques and centre of pressure on each plate in real-time. This data, combined with kinematic measurements from our Vicon system, allows us to create dynamic simulations of human gait.

There are only a few others available in the UK.

Number of items: 
1
University: 
University of Edinburgh
Room: 
IF G.03
Research area(s): 
Enablers
Associated Supervisor(s): 
Category: 
Robotarium-East, Enablers