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27 - 30 October 2020

Gait characteristics of 53 trans-tibial amputees

Congress type icon Prosthetics - Biomechanics gait analyses

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

Gait characteristics of 53 trans-tibial amputees

Speaker:

Dipl.- Ing. (FH) Eva Pröbsting

Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Research Biomechanics

Date/Time:

Fri, 2018/05/18 14:30 - 15:45 | Lecture #3 / 5 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 2

Abstract:

We investigated the gait patterns of 53 trans-tibial (TT) amputees with respect to significant differences in comparison to non-amputees. In contrast to previous studies we found a more pronounced knee flexion during weight bearing and no overloading on the sound contra-lateral side.