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BodyGrip

INEGI - Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Project classification

Scientific area

2.3 Mechanical engineering

Discipline(s)

Mechanical engineering

Project description

Project title

BodyGrip

Scientific Coordinator's name:

Teresa Restivo (Co-Coord. Proj.: Paulo Abreu)

Scientific Coordinator's e-mail:

trestivo@fe.up.pt

Principal R&D Unit:

System Integration and Process Automation Unit

Other R&D Units involved in the project:

Other R&D units involved in the project

Project keyword(s)

Body muscle strength, handgrip, pinch, muscle energy, average muscle power, instantaneous muscle power, muscle force time evolution, dynamometer, functional status indicator, nutritional status, screening tool, software application, wireless communication

Short abstract and comments

Force measurement device of a specific human body muscle or muscle group (both of tensile and/or compression type), also assessing the force time evolution, the respective energy and associated powers (both instantaneous and average). Licensed patent to Metablue Solutions. Patent: National: Dispositivo para medir força e energia musculares, INPI nº P300.3 - PP2, PT, Application Date: 14-9-2015, pending

Potential uses/indications

Professionals in nutrition, medicine and sports. Rehabilitation screening tool (for example: CVA, aging).

Status

Concluded

Partner Status: Seeking Partners?

No

Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Last edited on

2016-05-09 16:50:35

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