Movement


Ultrasound imaging of tongue muscle movement

The human upper airway has many important physiological functions including speech, swallowing and breathing. ¬†The human tongue forms an important part of the upper airway. It is made up of different muscles with origins both within and external to the tongue. ¬†Among these, the genioglossus (GG) is the largest dilator […]


Older people really do have ‘jerkier’ movements

Up to one in three people over 65 fall each year (Masud & Morris, 2001) and many older people have impaired dynamic stability. However, a cause and effect relationship between gait speed, step variability, dynamic stability, and falls is complex. For example, older people may walk more slowly to compensate […]

Accelerometers used to measure head jerk.