Does gait speed indicate prosthetic walking potential following lower limb amputation?
Batten, H., Kuys, S., Mandrusiak, A., & McPhail, S. (2015) Does gait speed indicate prosthetic walking potential following lower limb amputation? In World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015, 1-4 May 2015, Singapore.
Background: Gait speed is an indicator of walking ability, morbidity and mortality; and is a reliable, valid and sensitive outcome measure commonly used in the rehabilitation setting. Gait speed is a quick and efficient assessment method; yet, to date, there has been little investigation of its potential use in populations with lower limb amputation.
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|Additional Information:||Abstract published in Physiotherapy, Volume 101, Supplement 1, May 2015, Pages e128–e129|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Deposited On:||10 Feb 2016 23:58|
|Last Modified:||10 Feb 2016 23:58|
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