Novel methodology to obtain salient biomechanical characteristics of insole materials

L. A. Lavery, S. A. Vela, H. R. Ashry, D. R. Lanctot, K. A. Athanasiou

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Abstract

A bioengineering protocol is established based on gait analysis, viscoelastic characterizations, and biomaterial analyses to study temporal variations in the structure-function relationships of insole materials. There was a very strong correlation between the in vivo gait parameter measurements and in vitro material studies. After validation of this novel methodology with other viscoelastic materials, it will be possible to develop an instrument that can be used by physicians to determine if insole materials and prosthetic materials have failed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSouthern Biomedical Engineering Conference - Proceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
PublisherIEEE
Pages131
Number of pages1
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference - San Antonio, TX, USA
Duration: Feb 6 1998Feb 8 1998

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference
CitySan Antonio, TX, USA
Period2/6/982/8/98

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Lavery, L. A., Vela, S. A., Ashry, H. R., Lanctot, D. R., & Athanasiou, K. A. (1998). Novel methodology to obtain salient biomechanical characteristics of insole materials. In Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference - Proceedings (pp. 131). IEEE.