Instrumented dual belt perturbation treadmill


Instrumented dual belt perturbation treadmill
Motek Forcelink. BV
R Mill

A walking treadmill that provides the opportunity to record three dimensional ground reaction forces from two independent forceplates. Also has the capacity to pitch forward/backward as if walking up and down hill. Treadmill can also translate side to side. These functions can be manually applied or programmed through a MATLAB Interface.

Dual Belt Instrumented treadmill

Pitch 10 degrees at rates up to 40 degrees/second

Sway 5 cm at rates 0.1m/s


Research Facility

Joint Action Research Laboratory
Dalhousie University
Nova Scotia (NS)

The Joint Action Research (JAR) Laboratory is located in the School of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University. The JAR lab contains equipment for the analysis of human movement, biomechanics and muscle activation characteristics. We are interested in understanding how lower limb injuries and diseases to the muscles, bones or joints alter how people move, the effects of conservative and surgical treatments on movement based outcomes and the use of biomechanical outcomes in clinical decisions making.

  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Biomedical
  • Engineering - Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Medical Sciences
  • Biomedical
  • Education
  • Health Care and Social Services

Industry Liaison Officer

Margaret Palmeter


Derek Rutherford Primary Contact
Associate Professor

Date submitted: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 6:24 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 10:44 AM

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