Richard W. and Jacqueline B. Chapin Gait and Motion Lab

This 1,644-square-foot lab contains state-of-the-art technology for evaluating movement function.

  • Twelve Oqus digital infrared cameras
  • Four force platforms
  • Sixteen-channel electromyography system
  • Computerized pressure-mapping system for the feet
  • Metabolic cart for assessing movement efficiency
  • Biodex system for quantifying strength
  • Sixteen-foot electronic walkway for recording stride characteristics during walking
  • 100-foot runway with overhead safety support track to study walking, running, wheelchair propulsion and exercise on adaptive equipment
  • High-speed computer network for rapid processing and interpretation of data
  • 310 square feet of shared office space
  • 140 square feet of  dedicated storage

The Chapin Gait and Motion Lab serves people with medical conditions due to strokes, spinal cord injuries, amputations, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and post polio. 


Qualisys Motion Capture System
12 Oqus 300 1-10000Hz Infrared Cameras
64 channels of synchronized
16-bit analog data acquisition
Qualisys AB
Gothenburg, Sweden

Bagnoli 16-Channel EMG system
16 DE-3.1 Surface EMG Sensors
4 DE-2.1 Fine wire modified EMG sensors
Delsys Inc.
P.O. Box 15734, Boston, MA

MA-300-10 Multi-Channel EMG System
13 MA-411 Surface EMG pre-amplified electrodes
4 MA-316 Fine wire/gel EMG pre-amplified electrodes
Motion Lab Systems, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

4 OR6-7-1000 Force Plates
Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc.
Watertown, MA

Biodex Isokinetic Dynamometer System 3 Rev. 4
Adult and Pediatric Attachments
Work Simulation Tools
Closed Kinetic Chain Attachment
Dual Position Back Extension/Flexion Attachment
Research Tool Kit
EMG Interface Kit
Analog Signal Access Configuration
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.
Shirley, New York

Parvo Medics TrueOne 2400
Sandy, UT

GAITRite 16' Walkway
CIR Systems 
Havertown, PA

Pedar-X Dynamic pressure distribution system with Blue Tooth technology
16 pairs of plantar pressure insoles
2 pairs dorsal pressure insoles
Calibration device
Novel Electronics, Inc.
St. Paul, MN

X96 Pressure Mapping System
2- XSensor X3PX100 36.36.02 seat sensors
XSensor Technology Corporation
Calgary, AB, Canada
Reflection PSS-98 Planar Simulator
Prairie Seating Corporation
Skokie, IL

Compression Closing Footswitch Insoles
3 Pair FSW-M-7
3 Pairs FSW-M-9
2 Pairs FSW-M-11
B & L Engineering
Tustin, CA

MA-153 Individual Foot Switches
Motion Lab Systems, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

2 Sony Hi8 Video Cameras
2 Sony MiniDV Video Cameras
Sony Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

Videonics MXPro MX-3000 PAL Video Mixer
Focus Enhancements
Campbell, CA

E3G-MR19T-US Long Distance Photoelectric Sensor
Omron Electronics, LLC
Schaumburg, IL

3 SenseWear® PRO2 Armbands
4 SenseWear®2 Armbands
4 Wireless communicators
Body Media
Pittsburg, PA

Single Pneu-Weight SPW
8 Harnesses (S-M-L-XL-3XL)
Pneumex, Inc.
Standpoint, ID

Treadmill (97Ti)
Elliptical Trainer (95Xi)
Elliptical Trainer (X7)
Stair Climber (95Si)
Recumbent Cycle (95Ri)
Cable Motion Dual Adjustable Pulley (CMDAP)
LifeFitness Corporation
Shiller Park, IL

Elliptical Trainer (Pro4500)
Octane Fitness
Brooklyn Park, MN

Elliptical Trainer (2- E870)
SportsArt Fitness
Woodinville, CA

Elliptical Trainer (TSX)
True Fitness Technology, Inc.
O'Fallon, MO

Recumbent Cycle (9-6430-SINTPRO)
Irvine, CA


Delsys Inc.
P.O. Box 15734
Boston, MA, 02215

Sprott and Rowlands
Physics Academic Software
940 Main Campus Drive, Suite 210
Raleigh, NC 27606

Novel Basics 12.3.30
Novel Database Medical 12.3.31
Novel Gaitline 12.3.30
Novel Geometry 12.3.30
Novel Multimask 12.3.30
Novel Player 12.3.30
Novel Projects 12.3.30
Novel Tools 12.3.30
Pedar-x Expert 11.3.5
Novel Electronics, Inc.
St. Paul, MN

Office 2007
Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA