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Kinetics Toolkit 0.14

Kinetics Toolkit 0.14 has been released! This is a pretty big release, particularly for its interactive 3D Player that can now be completely scripted and stylized. It can also export
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Instrumented wheelchair holder update

A big step has been reached today at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR) on our wheelchair simulator, with a second prototype of the instrumented
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Clément Ghazouani’s defense

Congratulations to Clément Ghazouani for his master’s defense entitled “Développement d’un outil calculant en temps réel les moments de réaction articulaires aux épaules durant la propulsion en fauteuil roulant manuel
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Kinetics Toolkit 0.12 + Electronic Book

I am very happy to announce two major news regarding the Kinetics Toolkit project (https://kineticstoolkit.uqam.ca): Website The website has been updated and now features a whole free electronic book entitled
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Excellence Award in Teaching

I am very proud to be laureate of the Excellence Award in Teaching of the Science Faculty of UQAM. Congratulations to the other recipients who impress with their dedication!
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Ça me regarde – AMI Télé

Thanks to Kéven Breton and the whole team from Ça me regarde for receiving me to the show at AMI-télé. I talk about the wheelchair propulsion project we are currently
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Article in Le Métro

See this article from Mrs Lucie Ferré on the lab’s research, in The Métro (in french): https://journalmetro.com/actualites/montreal/2963622/favoriser-une-meilleure-sante-pour-les-personnes-en-fauteuil-roulant/
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Data acquisition weekend

This past weekend, we welcomed 13 wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis athletes, as part of a project in partnership with Parasports Québec, which aims to better understand the determinants of
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The new wheelchair simulator is progressing!

Here is an overview of the wheelchair propulsion simulation laboratory under construction at the Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal. As part of the WheelSims project,
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Promotional video (in French)

We produced, with the Faculty of Sciences of UQAM, a nice promotional video that shows our research activity in our lab. Pretty happy with the result!
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Welcome to Abir Brahmi and Karla Brottet

Abir Brahmi is a computer engineering student at SESAME University, Tunisia. She is doing her last internship in the laboratory, where she is developing a modular virtual reality environment using
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Welcome to Noëlie Vergnes

Noëlie Vergnes is a biomedical engineering student at Polytech Marseille, France. Her internship project at the lab consists in characterizing the muscular demand in diverse tasks of mobility and ball
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Pre-tests in gymnasium

Ooof, we just did our first pre-test for a project starting this summer, to quantify the kinematic determinants of acceleration in straight line and curves, in wheelchair tennis, wheelchair basketball
NextWheel circuit
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Electronic circuits for the NextWheel project

Good news! We received the assembled printed circuit boards for the NextWheel project, which aims to replace the electronics of the SmartWheel instrumented wheelchair wheels. We can now start developing
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Kinetics Toolkit 0.7 available

This new version adds two main features: creating and following marker clusters, and on-demand downloading of the sample files used in the documentation. Following marker clusters ktk.kinematics.create_cluster(): to create a
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