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27 - 29 October 2020

Knee moment symmetry during 5° hill walking with genium and C-Leg knees

OTWorld 2016 Congress type icon Prosthetics - Knee Components

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

Knee moment symmetry during 5° hill walking with genium and C-Leg knees

Speaker:

PhD. DPT. CP. FAAOP M. Jason Highsmith

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and University of South Florida

Extremity Trauma & Amputation Center of Excellence. and USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences.

Date/Time:

Thu, 2016/05/05 11:00 - 12:15 | Lecture #4 / 6 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 3

Abstract:

This study evaluates hill walking between two microprocessor knee systems in community ambulating persons with transfemoral amputation in terms of knee moment symmetry. It extends previous kinematic work showing use of the Genium system as an improvement over the C-Leg knee system.