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Walking aids

Fall-related injuries are a major and growing global health problem. Walking aids are designed to provide stability, but their use has been reported as a major risk factor for falls. However, binary classification of an individual’s use or otherwise of a walking aid (“yes”/”no”) cannot capture the complex patterns of everyday use. As the effectiveness

Great Foundations

Great Foundations is a five year collaborative initiative being led by the Universities of Salford and Brighton.  This work builds on long standing expertise in understanding human feet and gait, including the impact of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, including stroke, cerebral palsy and metabolic disorders.  Encompassing several different research strands, the overarching aims of the project