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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J Biomech Eng. March 2014, 136(3): 035002.
Paper No: BIO-13-1098
Published Online: February 13, 2014
... of walking, by substituting a position error for torque error and using a modified gain. See Supporting Materials for a complete set of software used to control the device. We designed several safety features, in both software and hardware, to limit the forces exerted by the prosthesis on the human user...
Article Type: Design Innovations
J Biomech Eng. January 2010, 132(1): 015001.
Published Online: December 18, 2009
...Brian J. South; Nicholas P. Fey; Gordon Bosker; Richard R. Neptune Proper selection of prosthetic foot-ankle components with appropriate design characteristics is critical for successful amputee rehabilitation. Elastic energy storage and return (ESAR) feet have been developed in an effort...
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. August 2009, 131(8): 084503.
Published Online: July 6, 2009
... at initial contact has been suggested to give rise to the ROL, and a repetitive, high ROL may lead to several disorders, including osteoarthritis. We present the design, development, and validation of a knee brace that provides feedback to the user during gait. The feedback consists of an auditory signal...
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. April 2008, 130(2): 021009.
Published Online: March 28, 2008
... transmission. The accuracy of instrumented implants is restricted by their small size, varying modes of load transfer, and the accuracy of calibration. Aims of this study were to test with finite element studies design features to improve the accuracy, to develop simple but accurate calibration arrangements...