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Meuleman, J.H. (author), Van Asseldonk, E.H.F. (author), Van der Kooij, H. (author)
Background Gait training robots should display a minimum added inertia in order to allow normal walking. The effect of inertias in specific directions is yet unknown. We set up two experiments to assess the effect of inertia in anteroposterior (AP) direction to the ankle and AP and mediolateral (ML) direction to the pelvis. Methods We developed...
journal article 2013
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Wolterbeek, N. (author), Garling, E.H. (author), Mertens, B.J. (author), Nelissen, R.G.H.H. (author), Valstar, E.R. (author)
Background The mobile-bearing variant of a single-radius design is assumed to provide more freedom of motion compared to the fixed-bearing variant because the insert does not restrict the natural movements of the femoral component. This would reduce the contact stresses and wear which in turn may have a positive effect on the fixation of the...
journal article 2012
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Wolterbeek, N. (author), Nelissen, R.G.H.H. (author), Valstar, E.R. (author)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare a broad range of total knee prostheses with different design parameters to determine whether in vivo kinematics was consistently related to design. The hypothesis was that there are no clear recognizable differences in in vivo kinematics between different design parameters or prostheses. Methods: At...
journal article 2011