Karl E. Zelik

K. E. Zelik is with the Mechanical Engineering Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212 USA, also with the Biomedical Engineering Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212 USA, and also with the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212 USA

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Design of a Low Profile, Unpowered Ankle Exoskeleton That Fits Under Clothes: Overcoming Practical Barriers to Widespread Societal Adoption
   Here, we present the design of a novel unpowered ankle exoskeleton that is low profile, lightweight, quiet, and low cost to manufacture, intrinsically adapts to different walking speeds, and does not restrict non-sagittal joint motion; while still providing assistive ankle... Read more
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Systematic Variation of Prosthetic Foot Spring Affects Center-of-Mass Mechanics and Metabolic Cost During Walking
Lower-limb amputees expend more energy to walk than non-amputees and have an elevated risk of secondary disabilities. Insufficient push-off by the prosthetic foot may be a contributing factor. We aimed to systematically study the effect of prosthetic foot mechanics on... Read more