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Volume 15 Supplement 3

Towards Active Lower Limb Prosthetic Systems: Design Issues and Solutions


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Berlin, Germany28-Jun-16

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Edited by Oliver Christ and Philipp Beckerle

  1. This paper presents a review on design issues and solutions found in active lower limb prostheses. This review is based on a systematic literature search with a methodical search strategy. The search was carri...

    Authors: Michael Windrich, Martin Grimmer, Oliver Christ, Stephan Rinderknecht and Philipp Beckerle
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):140
  2. The last decades, rehabilitation has become a challenging context for mechatronical engineering. From the state-of-the-art it is seen that the field of prosthetics offers very promising perspectives to robotic...

    Authors: Pierre Cherelle, Victor Grosu, Manuel Cestari, Bram Vanderborght and Dirk Lefeber
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):145
  3. Current prosthetic ankle joints are designed either for walking or for running. In order to mimic the capabilities of an able-bodied, a powered prosthetic ankle for walking and running was designed. A powered ...

    Authors: Martin Grimmer, Matthew Holgate, Robert Holgate, Alexander Boehler, Jeffrey Ward, Kevin Hollander, Thomas Sugar and André Seyfarth
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):141
  4. In transfemoral (TF) amputees, the forward propulsion of the prosthetic leg in swing has to be mainly carried out by hip muscles. With hip strength being the strongest predictor to ambulation ability, an activ...

    Authors: Veerle Creylman, Ingrid Knippels, Paul Janssen, Evelyne Biesbrouck, Knut Lechler and Louis Peeraer
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):142
  5. In product development for lower limb prosthetic devices, a set of special criteria needs to be met. Prosthetic devices have a direct impact on the rehabilitation process after an amputation with both perceive...

    Authors: Tim Schürmann, Philipp Beckerle, Julia Preller, Joachim Vogt and Oliver Christ
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):143
  6. Virtual reality (VR) based applications play an increasing role in motor rehabilitation. They provide an interactive and individualized environment in addition to increased motivation during motor tasks as wel...

    Authors: Luara Ferreira dos Santos, Oliver Christ, Kedar Mate, Henning Schmidt, Jörg Krüger and Christian Dohle
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):144