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Systematic Variation of Prosthetic Foot Spring Affects Center-of-Mass Mechanics and Metabolic Cost During Walking

Author(s): Karl E. Zelik, Steven H. Collins, Peter G. Adamczyk, Ava D. Segal, Glenn K. Klute, David C. Morgenroth, Michael E. Hahn, Michael S. Orendurff, Joseph M. Czerniecki, Arthur D. Kuo
Systematic Variation of Prosthetic Foot Spring Affects Center-of-Mass Mechanics and Metabolic Cost During Walking 1264 855 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

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…

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Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears

Author(s): Mohsen Safaei, Nicholas B. Bolus, Daniel C. Whittingslow, Hyeon Ki Jeong, Alper Erturk, Omer T. Inan
Vibration Stimulation as a Non-Invasive Approach to Monitor the Severity of Meniscus Tears 983 231 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are one of the most prevalent medical conditions across age groups. Due to a high load-bearing function, the knee is particularly susceptible to injuries such as…

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Running With a Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis

Author(s): Brian E. Lawson, Michael Goldfarb, Amanda H. Schultz
Running With a Powered Knee and Ankle Prosthesis 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract This paper presents a running control architecture for a powered knee and ankle prosthesis that enables a transfemoral amputee to run with a biomechanically appropriate running gait and to intentionally transition between…

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Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton

Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton

Author(s): Shiqian Wang, Letian Wang, Cory Meijneke, Edwin van Asseldonk, Thomas Hoellinger, Guy Cheron, Yuri Ivanenko, Valentina La Scaleia, Francesca Sylos-Labini, Marco Molinari, Federica Tamburella, Iolanda Pisotta, Freygardur Thorsteinsson, Michel Ilzkovitz, Jeremi Gancet, Yashodhan Nevatia, Ralf Hauffe, Frank Zanow, Herman van der Kooij
Design and Control of the MINDWALKER Exoskeleton 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

ACCESS PAPER DATA READ FULL ARTICLE ON IEEE XPLORE Abstract Powered exoskeletons can empower paraplegics to stand and walk. Actively controlled hip ab/adduction (HAA) is needed for weight shift and…

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