Funding for this research was provided by:
Oxford International Rehabilitation Foundation (OIRF2015040102)
Development Research Institute of the Development Research Center of Anhui Provincial Government (general support to the hospital)
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Received: 26 March 2018
Accepted: 17 September 2018
First Online: 6 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Chinese Ethics Committee of Registering Clinical Trials (ChiECRCT-20150034), West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guoxuexiang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. All research was in compliance with the Helsinki Declarations and the Research Governance Framework for Health and Social Care. Informed written consent was obtained by a recruiting doctor based on the wards whereby sufficient mental capacity (based on clinical judgement) and understanding of anonymity and the inclusion of their data was ensured.
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: The gait measurement system and the smartwatch software were developed by the research team (HD, PE and DW) and (CJ and JA) respectively, and both systems are in the process of being commercialised by the universities concerned.
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