El grupo de investigación trabaja de manera interdisciplinaria con investigadores en ingeniería y salud. Para resolver problemas médicos que conllevan soluciones en ingeniería de la rehabilitación, identificación de sistemas biomédicos, el desarrollo e innovación en dispositivos médicos y su gestión en un ambiente hospitalario, así como el tratamiento de señales e imágenes médicas para el diagnóstico y posterior tratamiento, soluciones enmarcadas en el ámbito social para mejorar la calidad de vida del ser humano.


Recent Submissions

  • Estrategias robóticas de desinfección para manejo de la pandemia por COVID - 19 

    Loaiza Sánchez, Manuela (Bogotá, Colombia, 2021-12-15)
    Al buscar una posible solución o mejora para la calidad de vida de las personas durante esta emergencia global, se le ha abierto la oportunidad a la robótica e inteligencia artificial de surgir exponencialmente; siendo ...
  • Diseño y simulación de un filtro de células de tipo linfocitos T en un sistema de microfluidos 

    Quiroga Torres, Daniel Alejandro.; Montenegro Mendez, Cristian Martin.; Leguizamón Forero, Ana María. (Universidad del RosarioColombia, 2016)
    Este trabajo consistió en diseñar y validar, mediante simulación experimental por computadora, un sistema de filtraje de linfocitos T en un sistema basado en microfluidos para detección del virus del vih. Materiales y ...
  • The Impact of an Introductory Biomedical Engineering Course on Students' Perceptions of the Engineering Profession 

    Quiroga Torres, Daniel Alejandro; Florez Luna, Nestor; Rodríguez Dueñas, William Ricardo; Rios Rincon, Adriana; Cruz, Antonio Miguel (Tempus PublicationsInglaterra, 2016)
    After their first year roughly 50% of engineering students do not continue in that major. One cause could be that students have little idea as to what the profession of engineeringis about. Freshman introductory courses ...
  • Transmission of whole body vibration to the lower body in static and dynamic half-squat exercises 

    Munera Ramirez, Marcela Cristina; Chiementin, Xavier; Bertucci, William; Duc, Sebastien (Taylor and Francis Ltd.Inglaterra, 2016)
    Whole body vibration (WBV) is used as a training method but its physical risk is not yet clear. Hence, the aim of this study is to assess the exposure to WBV by a measure of acceleration at the lower limb under dynamic and ...
  • Users' Attitudes Towards Personal Health Records: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study 

    Khaneghah, Peyman Azad; Cruz, Antonio Miguel; Bentley, Pamela; Liu, Lili; Stroulia, Eleni; Ferguson-Pell, Martin (Georg Thieme VerlagBrasil, 2016)
    Background: Prevention and management of chronic conditions is a priority for many healthcare systems. Personal health records have been suggested to facilitate implementation of chronic care programs. However, patients’ ...
  • Smart homes and home health monitoring technologies for older adults: A systematic review 

    Liu, Lili; Stroulia, Eleni; Nikolaidis, Ioanis; Cruz, Antonio Miguel; Rios Rincon, Adriana (Elsevier Ireland LtdBrasil, 2016)
    The aim of this paper was to conduct a systematic literature review to determine: (1) the levels of technology readiness among older adults and, (2) evidence for smart homes and home-based health-monitoring technologies ...
  • Intra and Inter Test Repeatability of Accelerometric Indicators Measured While Running 

    Provot, Thomas; Munera, Marcela; Bolaers, Fabrice; Vitry, Gregoire; Chiementin, Xavier (Elsevier BVReino Unido, 2016)
    Recently the use of Inertial Measurement Units (IMU's) has been extended to several applications in human activity. In running, several studies show the possibility of using IMU's to measure different indicators of speed ...
  • Multimodal Human–Robot Interaction for Walker-Assisted Gait 

    Cifuentes, Carlos A.; Rodríguez, Camilo; Frizera Neto, Anselmo; Bastos Filho, Teodiano Freire; Carelli, Ricardo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.Estados Unidos, 2016)
    Human mobility is affected by different types of pathologies and also decreases gradually with age. In this context, Smart Walkers may offer important benefits for human assisted-gait in rehabilitation and functional ...
  • Teaching maintenance of medical devices in simulation centers: a pilot study 

    Quiroga Torres, Daniel Alejandro; Presiga, Ana Maria; Flórez Luna, Nestor; Cruz, Antonio Miguel (Springer VerlagAlemania, 2016)
    This paper aims to measure what the students’ perceived learning outcome achievements are after finishing medical devices courses I and II. This is a pre- post-test with no control group study design. Twenty-four students ...
  • Contribuciones de las Ciencias Electrónicas al Problema de las Caídas en Población Adulta Mayor 

    Rodriguez Cheu, Luis Eduardo; Caicedo Rodirguez, Pablo Eduardo; Rengifo Rodas, Carlos Felipe (Sociedad Mexicana de Ingeniería BiomédicaColombia, 2016)
    En este escrito se presenta un estado del arte sobre las contribuciones de las ciencias de la electrónica al problema de las caídas en población adulta mayor. La bibliografía estudiada se clasificó con base en una taxonomía ...
  • Footwear influences soft-tissue vibrations in rearfoot strike runners 

    Munera Ramirez, Marcela Cristina; Giandolini, Marlene; Chiementin, Xavier; Horvais, Nicolas; Bartold, Simón (Taylor and Francis Ltd.Colombia, 2017)
    Muscle activity is tuned in response to ground reaction force to dampen soft-tissue vibrations (Wakeling, Von Tscharner, Nigg, & Stergiou, 2001) during whole-body vibrations (Wakeling, Nigg, & Rozitis, 2002) and ...
  • Acceptance of Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology Among Dementia Clients and Family Caregivers 

    Cruz, Antonio miguel; Juzwishin, Don; Liu, Lili; Barnard, Shannon; Ruptash, Tracy (RoutledgeColombia, 2017)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the acceptance of Global Positioning System (GPS) used to help people with dementia, who are at risk for wandering in their communities. We used a mixed methods research approach ...
  • What does the literature say about using robots on children with disabilities? 

    Cruz, Antonio Miguel; Rios Rincon, Adriana María; Rodriguez Dueñas, William Ricardo; Quiroga Torres, Daniel Alejandro; Bohórquez Heredia, Andrés Felipe (Taylor and Francis Ltd.Reino Unido, 2017)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the extent and type of robots used for the rehabilitation and education of children and young people with CP and ASD and the associated outcomes.
  • Development and evaluation of a novel robotic platform for gait rehabilitation in patients with Cerebral Palsy: CPWalker 

    Bayón, C.; Ramírez, O.; Serrano, J.I.; Del Castillo, M.D.; Pérez Somarriba, A.; Belda Lois, J.M.; Martínez Caballero, I.; Lerma Lara, S.; Cifuentes, C.; Frizera, A.; Rocon, E. (ElsevierEspaña, 2017)
    The term Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a set of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination. The prevalence of CP is two–three per 1000 births. ...
  • FE Model and Operational Modal Analysis of Lower Limbs 

    Munera Ramirez, Marcela Cristina; Pionteck, Aymeric; Chiementin, Xavier; Murer, Sébastien; Chadefaux, Delphine; Rao, Guillaume (MDPI Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing InstituteSwitzerland, 2017)
    Human lower limbs are exposed to vibrations on a daily basis, during work, transport or sports. However, most of the FE (Finite Elements) and OMA (Operational Modal Analysis) studies focus either on the whole body or on ...
  • Contribution of Bamboo for Vibratory Comfort in Biomechanics of Cycling 

    Chiementin, Xavier; Crequy, Samuel; Feron, Robin; Munera, Marcela; Abdi, Ellie; Provot, Thomas; Taiar, Redha (Bentham Science Publishers B.V.Suiza, 2017)
    Vibrations in cycling produced by road irregularities could cause health problems and affect the cyclist’s comfort and performance. Therefore researchers and manufacturers focus their efforts to reduce the vibrations.
  • A human gait temporal parameters calculation algorithm 

    Rodriguez Cheu, Luis Eduardo; Caicedo Rodriguez, Pablo Eduardo; Rengifo Rodas, Carlos Felipe (Springer VerlagAlemania, 2017)
    This paper presents a new algorithm to calculate three temporal parameters of human gait: cadence, swing time and stride time. These values are computed from: heel-strike time, toe-off time and mid-swing point time which ...
  • How do our students learn clinical engineering? A pilot study 

    Cruz, Antonio Miguel; Quiroga Torres, Daniel Alejandro; Presiga, Ana Maria; Flórez Luna, Nestor (Springer Verlag, 2017)
    This paper aims to measure what are the students’ perceived learning outcome achievements after finishing their clinical engineering major courses. This is a pre- post-test with no control group study design. Forty ...
  • Induced EEG activity during the IAPS tests and avEMT in intimate partner violence against women 

    López López, Juan M.; Cárdenas Poveda, D. Carolina; Acero Triviño, María Paula; González Álvarez, Alexandra; Rizo Arévalo, Alejandra; Prado Rivera, Mayerli Andrea; Mejía Soto, Eliana; Velazquez Perez, Jose Luis; Espitia, Catalina (SPIE, 2018)
    Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) against women is a major problem in Colombia. Nowadays the question about the effects of violence on women and the identification of latent risks that affect their health, is increasingly ...
  • Analysis of muscular activity and dynamic response of the lower limb adding vibration to cycling 

    Munera Ramirez, Marcela Cristina; Chiementin, Xavier; Duc, Sebastien; Bertucci, William (RoutledgeEstados Unidos, 2018)
    Vibration in cycling has been proved to have undesirable effects over health, comfort and performance of the rider. In this study, 15 participants performed eight 6-min sub-maximal pedalling exercises at a constant power ...

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