Mobility

S. Soleimani-Gilakjani, R. Goubran, H. Azimi, M. Bouchard, F. Knoefel. “Movement Detection with Adaptive Window Length for Unobtrusive bed-based Pressure-Sensor Array”. in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Application (MeMeA). Rochester, USA, May 8th, 2017.

H. Azimi, S. Soleimani-Gilakjani, M. Bouchard, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Breathing Signal Combining for Respiration Rate estimation in Smart Beds”. in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA). Rochester, USA, May 8th, 2017.

F. Knoefel, S. Robichaud, M. Makramalla, M. Bilodeau, H. Sveistrup, T. Grant, J. Jutai, C. Gaudet, R. Goubran. “How much time do older adults spend in bed? (poster).” Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, Montreal, QC, October 20-22, 2016.

M. Cohen-McFarlane, J. Green, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, “Smart Monitoring of Fluid Intake and Bladder Voiding using Pressure Sensitive Mats“, in Proc. 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2016), Orlando, Florida, Aug. 2016.

F. Knoefel, S. Bennett, L. Carreau, A. Dewan, R. Goubran. “Correlating nocturnal heel pressure to morning heel perfusion using sensors.” Canadian Geriatric Society (CGS) Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC. April 17, 2016.

F. Knoefel, S. Robichaud, M. Makramalla, M. Bilodeau, T. Grant, H. Sveistrup, J. Jutai, R. Goubran, C. Gaudet, “How Much Time do Older Adults Spend in Bed”, Gerontechnology International Journal, vol.15 (supplement), pp. 152s, Apr. 2016.

S. Bennett, R. Goubran,F. Knoefel, “Preventing Pressure Ulcers: Using Technology to Study Heel Immobility and Blood Flow (poster).” Ontario Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) Conference, Ottawa, ON,. November 9-10, 2015.

J. Aziz, D. Crake, Z. Ren, J. Jutai, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau.  “Bed occupancy variations during periods of high and low functioning in community-dwelling older adults at risk of mobility decline.3rd Annual Technology Evaluation in the Elderly (TVN) Conference on Improving Care for Frail Elderly Canadians. Toronto, ON. September 27-29, 2015

M. Cohen-MacFarlane, J. Green, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran. “Characterization of fibre optic pressure mats for long term patient monitoring (poster).Bruyère Research Institute Poster Day, Ottawa, ON, September 24, 2015.

S. Bennett, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Exploring the role of immobility and vascular changes in lower limb pressure ulcer development in CCC (poster).Bruyère Research Institute Poster Day, Ottawa, ON, September 24, 2015.

S. Bennett, Z. Ren, R. Goubran, K. Rockwood, F. Knoefel, “In-Bed Mobility Monitoring Using Pressure Sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2110-2120, Aug. 2015.

S. Bennett, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, “Measurements of Change in Thermal Images due to Applied Pressure,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Turin, Italy, May 2015, pp. 30-35.

T. Grant, M. Bryanton, M. Taylor, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran, J. Jutai. “Sit-to-stand (STS) timing among older adults in their homes: Two measurement approaches.Gerontechnology2014;12(3):153-158; doi:10.4017/gt.2014.12.3.006.00.

T. Grant, M. Bryanton, M. Taylor, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran, J. Jutai. “Comparison of two approaches for the measurement of sit-to-stand among older adults in their homes.Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, October 17, 2014.

Z. Ren, T. Grant, R. Goubran, M. El-Tanany, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, J. Jutai. “Analyzing center of pressure progression during bed exits.”in Proc. 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA, Aug. 2014, pp. 1786-1789.

M. Holtzman, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Motion Monitoring in Palliative Care Using Unobtrusive Bed Sensors.” in proc. of 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Eng. in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA, August, 2014.

Z. Ren, T. Grant, R. Goubran, M. El-Tanany, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, J. Jutai. “Analyzing Center of Pressure Progression During Bed Exits.” in proc. of 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Eng. in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA, August 2014.

S.L. Bennett, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, K. Rockwood. “Distinguishing Between Stable and Unstable Sit-To-Stand Transfers Using Pressure Sensors.” in proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2014, pp. 76-9.

T. Grant, V. Joshi, M. Taylor, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, J. Jutai. “Measuring sit-to-stand timing variability over time using under mattress pressure sensor technology.International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA), June 2014.

F. Knoefel, A. Remaud, M. Bilodeau, T. Grant, M. Taylor, R. Goubran. “Unobtrusive movements seen in Geriatric Day Hospital out-patients?(Abstract) Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference, Halifax, NS, October 2013, pp. 33.

S.L. Bennett, R. Goubran, K. Rockwood, F. Knoefel. “Automated assessment of mobility in bedridden patients.” In proc. of International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC13), Osaka, Japan, July 2013, pp.4271-4274.

S.L. Bennett, R. Goubran, K. Rockwood, F. Knoefel. “Monitoring the Relief of Pressure Points for Pressure Ulcer Prevention: A Subject Dependent Approach.” In proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications, Gatineau, QC, May 2013, pp. 135-138.

F. Knoefel, L. Patrick, J. Taylor, R. Goubran. “Dual-Stiffness Flooring: Can it Reduce Fracture Rates Associated with Falls?JAmMedDirAssoc April 2013; 14(4): pp. 303-5.

F. Knoefel, M. Taylor, T. Grant, S. Rocan, J. Jutai, H. Sveistrup, R. Goubran, J. Taylor, M. Bilodeau. “The Use of a Pressure-sensitive Mat to Monitor Bed Transfer Changes in an Older Adult (Poster).Current Concepts in Balance, Fitness and Mobility: Perspectives on Intensity in Rehabilitation (UToronto). Toronto, ON, January 2013.

F. Knoefel, M. Taylor, T. Grant, S. Rocan, J. Jutai, H. Sveistrup, R. Goubran, J. Taylor, M. Bilodeau. “The Use of a Pressure-sensitive Mat to Monitor Bed Transfer Changes in an Older Adult (Poster).Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, October 2012.

V. Joshi, M. Holtzman, A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Highly Survivable Bed Pressure Mat Remote Patient Monitoring System for mHealth.” In proc. of IEEE International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), San Diego, California, USA, September 2012, pp. 268-271.

M. Pouliot, V. Joshi, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, “Bed Occupancy Monitoring: Data Processing and Clinician User Interface Design,” in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC12), San Diego, CA, Sep. 2012, pp. 5810 – 5814.

M. Pouliot, V. Joshi, J. Chauvin, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Differentiating Assisted and Unassisted Bed Exits using Ultrasonic Sensor.” In proc. of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 2012. pp. 1104 – 1108.

M. Taylor, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Patient Standing Stability Measurements using Pressure Sensitive Floor Sensors.” In proc. of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Graz, Austria, May 2012, pp. 1275 – 1279.

S.L. Bennett, A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, K. Rockwood, F. Knoefel. “Pressure Signal Feature Extraction for the Differentiation of Clinical Mobility Assessments.” In proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Budapest, Hungary, May 2012.

N. Foubert, A. McKee, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, “Lying and Sitting Posture Recognition and Transition Detection Using a Pressure Sensor Array,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Budapest, Hungary, May 2012.

M. Taylor, D. McEwen, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau, “Assessing Standing Stability of Elderly Patients using Pressure Sensitive Arrays,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Budapest, Hungary, May 2012.

A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau. “Detection of Bouncing During Sit to-stand Transfers with Sequential Pressure Images.IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Bari, Italy, May 2011. Vol. 60. Issue 5. pp.1732 – 1740.

A. Arcelus, I. Veledar, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau. “Measurements of Sit-to-Stand Timing and Symmetry from Bed Pressure Sensors.IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, May 2011, Vol. 60, Issue 5. pp. 1732-1740.

D. Townsend, M. Holzman, R. Goubran, M. Frize, F. Knoefel. “Measurement of Torso Movement With Delay Mapping Using an Unobtrusive Pressure-Sensor Array. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. May 2011. Vol. 60. Issue 5. pp. 1751 – 1760.

H. Sveistrup, M. Fitzpatrick, J. MacLeod, O. Habib, A. Arcelus, M. Bilodeau, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Clinical populations can be distinguished on sit-to-stand movement parameters.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, October 2010, Vol. 91, Issue 10. pp. 5.

H. Sveistrup, M. Fitzpatrick, J. MacLeod, O. Habib, A. Arcelus, M. Bilodeau, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel. “Sit-to-stand movement parameters in clinical populations.” presented at the 2010 Annual Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) – American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) Joint Educational Conference, Montreal, Canada, October 2010.

A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup and M. Bilodeau. “Context-aware smart home monitoring through pressure measurement sequences.” In proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA 2010), Ottawa, Canada, May 2010.

I. Veledar, A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup and M. Bilodeau. “Sit-to-stand Timing Measurements Using Pressure Sensitive Technology.” In proc. of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC 2010), Austin, Texas, USA, May 2010.

D. Blaney, D. Cloutier, K. Irvine, K. Jensen, A. Arcelus, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran, H. Sveistrup, M. Bilodeau. “Development of a checklist to differentiate stand-to-sit bed transfer patterns between healthy older adults and those who had a stroke or hip fracture. Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, April 2010.

J. Medwid, O. Habib, A. Arcelus, M. Bilodeau, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran and H. Sveistrup. “The Ottawa Sit-to-Stand Checklist for Task Analysis.Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, April 2010.

M. Kennedy, A. Arcelus, P. Guitard, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel and H. Sveistrup. “Using a Commode Changes How Older Adults, Adults Post-Stroke and Adults Post-Hip Fracture Sit and Stand from a Toilet.Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, April 2010.

F. Knoefel, A. Arcelus, R. Goubran, M. Bilodeau, H. Sveistrup. “Can a mat sensor algorithm identify mobility challenges in older adults getting out of bed?” Gerontechnology 2010; 9(2): 225.

A. Arcelus, C. Herry, R. Goubran, F. Knoefel, H. Sveistrup and M. Bilodeau. “Determination of Sit-to-Stand Transfer Duration Using Bed and Floor Pressure Sequences.In IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Vol., 56, Issue 10, pp. 2485-2492, October, 2009.

S. Mondoux, P. Carlson, N. Foubert, A. Arcelus, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran, M. Bilodeau and H. Sveistrup. “Smart Mat Technology: Can It Differentiate Bed Transfers in Older Healthy and Older Hip Fracture Patients?Regional Geriatrics Program Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, October 2009.

A. Arcelus, M. Holtzman, R. Goubran, H. Sveistrup, P. Guitard, F. Knoefel. “Analysis of Commode Grab Bar Usage for the Monitoring of Older Adults in the Smart Home Environment.” in Proc. International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’09),  Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, September 2009.

D. Kessler, F. Knoefel, V. Emerson, R. Goubran, M. Bilodeau, J. Taylor and K. Onyett-Jeffries. Lighting and Mobility in the Dark: Who are the Risk Takers? Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, June 2009.

P. Carlson, N. Foubert, F. Knoefel, R. Goubran, M. Bilodeau, H. Sveistrup, and J. Taylor. “Smart Mat Technology: Can It Differentiate Bed Transfers in Young Healthy, Old Healthy and Old Stroke Populations?Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual General Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 2009.

A. Arcelus, M. Holtzman, I. Veledar, R. Goubran, H. Sveistrup, and P. Guitard. “Contact Location Estimation From a Nonlinear Array of Pressure Sensors.” In proc. of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC 2008), Victoria, Canada, May 2008, pp. 1969-1973.

F. Knoefel, M. Mousseau, and M. Berry. “Pilot Study to Assess Mobility Safety on a Dual-Stiffness Floor.Canadian Journal of Geriatrics, pp. 110-112. Vol. 11, Issue 2, 2008.

F. Knoefel, L. Patrick and R. Goubran. “SmartCells Dual-Stiffness Flooring: Does it Reduce Falls-Related Injuries Among Frail Older Adults?Regional Geriatrics Program Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, October 2007.

F. Knoefel, L. Patrick and R. Goubran. “SmartCells Dual-Stiffness Flooring: Does It Reduce Falls-Related Injuries Among Frail Older Adults?International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging, and Technology (FICCDAT), Toronto, Canada, June 2007.

M. Howell Jones, F. Knoefel and R. Goubran. “Identifying Movement Onset Times for a Bed-Based Pressure Sensor Array. In proc. of IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA 2006), Benevento, Italy, April 2006.

F. Knoefel, M. Berry and M. Mousseau. “Balance and Mobility of Older Rehab Patients on a SmartCell Floor.Geriatric Research and Program Development Day, Ottawa, Canada, March 2005.