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Movement and balance control in lower limb amputees

22 June 2009

PhD ceremony: A.L. Vrieling, 16.15 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Thesis: Movement and balance control in lower limb amputees

Promotor(s): prof. K. Postema, prof. E. Otten

Faculty: Medical Sciences


This thesis describes the adjustment strategies that were developed by lower limb amputees while performing complex balance and gait tasks. Due to the loss of somatosensory input and the absence of musculature and one or more joints, a prosthetic limb does not possess the same functional properties as a non-affected limb.


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