Developments in the transtibial prosthetic socket fitting process: A review of past and present research

@article{Sewell2000DevelopmentsIT,
  title={Developments in the transtibial prosthetic socket fitting process: A review of past and present research},
  author={Philip Sewell and Siamak Noroozi and John Vinney and S. Andrews},
  journal={Prosthetics and Orthotics International},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={107 - 97}
}
A revolution in transtibial prosthetic design began at the end of World War II with the development of new materials and a dramatic improvement in the understanding of biomechanics. Early research was based mainly on the improvement of existing prosthetic design practice. Today, research has been focused on providing a better understanding of stump/socket interface biomechanics and improving socket fit by attempting to quantify the normal/direct stresses at the interface. The purpose of this… 

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