Evaluation of a Powered Ankle-Foot Prosthesis during Slope Ascent Gait


Passive prosthetic feet lack active plantarflexion and push-off power resulting in gait deviations and compensations by individuals with transtibial amputation (TTA) during slope ascent. We sought to determine the effect of active ankle plantarflexion and push-off power provided by a powered prosthetic ankle-foot (PWR) on lower extremity compensations in… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166815


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