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Existence of an optimum dynamic coefficient of friction and the influence on human gait variability

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Zamora Alvarez, TA.; Alcantara Alcover, E.; Artacho Ramírez, MÁ.; Valero Martínez, M. (2011). Existence of an optimum dynamic coefficient of friction and the influence on human gait variability. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 41(5):410-417. doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2011.05.004

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Title: Existence of an optimum dynamic coefficient of friction and the influence on human gait variability
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Proyectos de Ingeniería - Departament de Projectes d'Enginyeria
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The existence of a range of optimal coefficient of friction that encompasses safety and comfort has not been addressed before. This paper assesses the existence of such a range and its relationship with the variability of ...[+]
Subjects: Ceramics , Chaos , Comfort , Entropy , Falls , Floor , Friction , Gait , Biomechanical parameters , Ceramic tile , Coefficient of frictions , Decision makers , Dynamic coefficient of frictions , Friction coefficients , Gait variability , Ground reaction forces , Human gait , Low friction , Metatarsal head , Natural variability , Non-linear methods , Optimal coefficient , Optimal ranges , Public space , Sagittal plane , Walking strategy , Accident prevention , Biomechanics , Ceramic materials , Floors , Health , Industry , Optimization , Tribology , Adult , Article , Building , Falling , Female , Floor friction , Ground reaction force , Human , Human experiment , Knee pain , Metatarsal bone , Musculoskeletal system parameters , Normal human , Optimum dynamic coefficient of friction , Pain , Priority journal , Product safety , Required coefficient of friction , Sagittal plane knee angle , Thigh , Tibia acceleration , Toe , Walking
Copyrigths: Cerrado
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International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. (issn: 0169-8141 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2011.05.004
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Elsevier
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2011.05.004
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The authors wish to thank employees from Tau Ceramica, a Spanish tile manufacturer, for their support in this study. Special mention to Javier Portoles and Kike Algora from the TAU innovation department for their personal ...[+]
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