Gait termination in lower limb amputees.

  title={Gait termination in lower limb amputees.},
  author={Aline H Vrieling and Helco G. Van Keeken and Tanneke Schoppen and Egbert Otten and Jan P. K. Halbertsma and A. L. Hof and Klaas Postema},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  volume={27 1},
OBJECTIVE To study the limitations in function and adjustment strategies of lower limb amputees in gait termination. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING University Medical Centre. PARTICIPANTS Unilateral transfemoral and transtibial amputees, and able-bodied control subjects. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Leading limb preference, temporal variables, lower limb joint angles, ground reaction forces, and centre of pressure shift. RESULTS Compared to able-bodied subjects, amputees showed a… CONTINUE READING


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