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The influence of hydraulic range-of-motion on prosthetic ankle performance

Congress type icon Prosthetics - Components

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

The influence of hydraulic range-of-motion on prosthetic ankle performance

Speaker:

PhD Mike McGrath

Blatchford

NPD

Date/Time:

Thu, 2020/10/29 16:00 - 17:00 | Lecture #3 / 5 export in calendar

Place:

Channel 1

Abstract:

The effects of an increased hydraulic range of ankle motion were investigated using gait analysis and subjective user feedback. Increased range allowed greater ground adaptation and toe clearance in swing phase without significantly diminishing ankle power generation or user stability.