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Table 4 Number of cases analysed per outcome variable

From: Evaluation of an articulated passive ankle–foot prosthesis

    Time Speed Heart rate Oxygen consumption VAS comfort VAS fatigue RPE
L-test TTA Current N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28
TD N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28
TFA Current N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14
TD N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14
Stair climbing TTA Current / N = 18 N = 18 N = 16 N = 18 N = 18 N = 18
TD / N = 18 N = 18 N = 17 N = 18 N = 18 N = 18
TFA Current / / / / / / /
TD / / / / / / /
Slope walking TTA Current / N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12
TD / N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12 N = 12
TFA Current / N = 25 N = 25 N = 24 N = 25 N = 25 N = 25
TD / N = 25 N = 25 N = 24 N = 25 N = 25 N = 25
6MWT TTA Current / SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
SS: N = 27
75% SS: N = 24
125% SS: N = 25
N = 28 N = 28 SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
TD / SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
SS: N = 27
75% SS: N = 25
125% SS: N = 26
N = 28 N = 28 SS: N = 28
75% SS: N = 27
125% SS: N = 27
TFA Current / SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
N = 14 N = 14 SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
TD / SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
SS: N = 13
75% SS: N = 13
125% SS: N = 13
N = 14 N = 14 SS: N = 14
75% SS: N = 14
125% SS: N = 14
3mBWT TTA Current N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28
TD N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28 N = 28
TFA Current N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14
TD N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14 N = 14
  1. Total sample size amounted 28 participants with a TTA and 14 participants with a TFA
  2. VAS: visual analogue scale; RPE: rate of perceived exertion; Stair climbing: 2 min of stair climbing; Slope walking: 2 min of inclined treadmill walking at 10%; 3mBWT: 3-m Backward Walk test; 6MWT: 6 min of treadmill walking at 3 different speeds in consecutive blocks of 2 min; Current: participants’ current prosthesis; TD: Talaris Demonstrator; SS: self-selected speed; TTA: participant with a unilateral transtibial amputation; TFA: participant with a unilateral transfemoral amputation