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Locomotion assistance through cane impulse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  454874     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The extent of locomotion assistance gained through cane usage by those with hip disorders is assayed. Employing as a standard the propulsive impulse delivered by each lower limb of a healthy young male, the cane is shown to supply about one-fifth the equivalent impulse, aside from other possible benefits. Full test values are given for nine handicapped subjects.
L Bennett; M P Murray; E F Murphy; T T Sowell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of prosthetics research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0007-506X     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Prosthet Res     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-17     Completed Date:  1979-09-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370646     Medline TA:  Bull Prosthet Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hip Joint
Joint Diseases / physiopathology,  rehabilitation
Middle Aged
Models, Biological
Orthopedic Equipment*
Self-Help Devices*
Stress, Mechanical

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