The reference tests is made to collect data for how the test subjects walks under normal conditions on a dry surface. They also measure their feet and legs and performs balance exercises.
- We have a digital test track, which measures how people are charged to different parts of the foot during walking, then we have a completed app that measures the person's business, says Glenn Berggård, a researcher at the Division of Architecture and water.
Slipping accidents are a major problem where some thousands are injured each year and belstningen on health care is great. But even the absence from work is a cost to society. In recent years, moreover the number of slips increased, which most likely it's cold and icy winters, combined with poor maintenance.
- Tests on ice will be conducted later this spring, probably in May, and then indoors in Sunderbyn rink concludes Glenn Berggård, still a bit surprised at the mild winter this year.