Evaluation of the Xsens Force Shoe on ISS

21 Jan 2015

Conclusion

The Xsens Force Shoes™ perform as well in microgravity as they did in ground evaluations, and consistently measure repeated loads within a single session. The Force Shoes™ operated well in both wired and Bluetooth mode, which provides confidence that future Bluetooth devices flown to ISS will operate as expected. Analysis of Force Shoe™ data revealed an asymmetry in left to right foot loading, and will be investigated further. The Xsens Force Shoe appears to be a reliable tool for under foot load measurements for use in non-locomotor activity aboard ISS.

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