Human Limbs and Their Substitutes: Presenting Results of Engineering and Medical Studies of the Human Extremities and Application of the Data to the Design and Fitting of Artificial Limbs and to the Care and Training of Amputees. In Summary and Correlation of a Research Program for the Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, U.S. Veterans Administration, and for the Office of the Surgeon General, Dept. of the Army. [By] Paul E. Klopsteg, Philip D. Wilson, Et Al
Hafner, 1954 - Artificial limbs - 869 pages
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above-elbow above-knee activity adjustment amputee ankle APRL Artificial Limbs axis below-elbow below-knee body Bowden cable cable Catranis Chap cineplastic Committee on Artificial contraction cosmetic glove curve diagram distal dorsiflexion effect elbow lock excursion extension femur fibers finger fitting flexed flexor foot force-length forearm function hand handicapped harness heel hook humerus hydraulic isometric knee flexion knee lock lever load maximum mechanical mold muscle tunnel nerve normal Northrop obtained operation pain pattern pectoral tunnel pectoralis major phantom limb phantom pain phantom sensation plantar flexion plastic plastisol polyvinyl chloride position possible prehension prehension force problem prosthesis reaction Research rest length rotation rubber scapula segments sensory shank shortening shoulder shown in Fig skin socket spring stability stance phase stump suction socket swing phase tension terminal device thigh tion tissue unit University of California upper-extremity utilized valve voluntary-opening walking weight weight-bearing wrist