Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Mech. Sci., 8, 79–89, 2017
Mech. Sci., 8, 79–89, 2017

Research article 29 Mar 2017

Research article | 29 Mar 2017

An experimental characterization of human falling down

Libo Meng et al.

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This paper presents results of an experimental investigation on the falling down of human body in order to identify significant characteristics and parameters. Vision tracking system and suitable sensors to monitor the falling motion. Tests are discussed with results from lab tests that give both behavior and values of the biomechanics of falling down of human body.