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Biomechanics of lower limb prosthetics

Author: Mark R Pitkin
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Practical biomechanics techniques for lower limb prosthetics are presented in this hands-on reference. The concepts behind original prosthetic designs are explained, and stem from the author's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Pitkin
ISBN: 9783642030154 3642030157 9783642030161 3642030165
OCLC Number: 572677536
Description: xvii, 141 pages : illustrations
Contents: Lower limb prosthesis --
Biomechanical investigations of sound and prosthetic gait --
Theory of ballistic gait in prosthetics --
Theory of designing the anthropomorphic lower limb prostheses --
Biomechanical evaluation of experimental prostheses --
Priciple of spectral reciprocity in biomechanics of locomotion --
Biomechanical aspects of direct skeletal attachment of lower limb prostheses.
Responsibility: Mark R. Pitkin.
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