Spatio-temporal characteristics of locomotion of transfemoral amputees fitted with bone-anchored prosthesis

Pinard, Veronique & Frossard, Laurent (2013) Spatio-temporal characteristics of locomotion of transfemoral amputees fitted with bone-anchored prosthesis. In XIV World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), 4-7 February 2013, Hyderabad, India.


The conventional method of attachment of prosthesis involves on a socket. A new method relying on osseointegrated fixation is emerging. It has significant prosthetic benefits. Only a few studies demonstrated the biomechanical benefits. The specific objective of this study was to present the key temporal and spatial gait characteristics for unilateral amputation. The ultimate aim of this study was to characterise the functional outcome of the individual with transfemoral lower limb amputation fitted with osseointegrated fixation, which can be assess through temporal and spatial gait characteristics.

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ID Code: 83141
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Osseointegration, Bone-anchored prosthesis, Implant, Amputation, Rehabiliation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Rehabilitation Engineering (090305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 07 Apr 2015 23:12
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2015 07:33

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