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27 - 29 October 2020

Meet the experts – advancements in prosthetic feet (PK8)

OTWorld 2016

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Meet the experts – advancements in prosthetic feet (PK8)


Dipl. Ing. (FH) Daniel Heitzmann

Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg



Wed, 2016/05/04 08:45 - 09:45 export in calendar


CCO, Room 2


In this course called "Meet the experts - advancements in prosthetic feet (PK8)" or in German "Triff die Experten - Fortschritt bei Prothesenfüßen (PK8)" is directed towards P&O professionals working in different fields, e.g. clinics, research and development. The session aims to give a roundup of current trends and developments in prosthetic feet including passive, microprocessor controlled and powered prosthetic feet. Three experts are reporting on the following topics: "Novel Passive Mechanical Approaches in Prosthetic Ankle-Foot Systems" Andrew H. Hansen, PhD (Research Biomedical Engineer, Department of Extended Care & Rehabilitation, Minneapolis VA Health Care System; Minneapolis; USA) "Comparative Biomechanical Analysis of two different MPF concepts" Björn Altenburg, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), CPO (Research Associate at the Otto Bock Movement Analysis Lab; Göttingen, DE) "Powered Bionic Ankles for Highly Active Users" Thomas Sugar, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, College of T

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Meet the experts – Advancements in prosthetic feet

Sugar, Thomas
Hansen, Andrew
Altenburg, Björn