Accession Number : ADA613027


Title :   Measurement of Forces and Moments Transmitted to the Residual Limb


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 24 Aug 2008-25 Jul 2009


Corporate Author : NEVADA UNIV LAS VEGAS


Personal Author(s) : Neuman, Edward S ; Yim, Woosoon


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a613027.pdf


Report Date : Aug 2009


Pagination or Media Count : 80


Abstract : The goal of the research is to develop instrumentation that can be attached directly to the pylon of a prosthesis to measure the forces and moments at the base of the socket and to use these measurements to estimate the forces transmitted to the residual limb.


Descriptors :   *ALIGNMENT , *PRESSURE , *PROSTHETICS , AMPUTEES , COMPARISON , FEET , MODELS , REGRESSION ANALYSIS , TRANSDUCERS


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE