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    • CUSTOM SILICONE LINERS FOR UPPER EXTREMITY PROSTHETICS 

      Whatmough, Ian (2002)
      This paper is intended to illustrate some new fitting techniques for the upper extremity amputee using two types of custom silicone liners manufactured at the Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Centre in Toronto. The need ...
    • EMG-ELECTODES FOR MYOPROSTHETICS: DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION TIPS 

      Haslinger, Gerald (2002)
      The myoelectrodes for the detection of myoelectric activity play a paramount role in myoelectric upper extremity prosthetics. This presentation explains the procedures which should be employed for the optimal ...
    • EVALUATION OF A NEW FLEXION WRIST INTEGRATED WITH ELECTRIC HAND 

      Sears, Harold H.; Iversen, Edwin K.; Archer, Shawn (2002)
      A new electric hand has been developed which integrates flexion/extension into an electric hand, with no increase in length over standard-length electric or body-powered hands. The development* has included a field trial ...
    • HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE PROSTHETIC DESIGNS FOR SPORTS AND RECREATION 

      Radocy, Robert (2005)
      The pursuit of sports and recreation activities continues to expand in both able bodied and physically challenged populations. Persons with a hand absence(s) may in certain instances have more leisure time than their two ...
    • MICROPROCESSOR CONTROL FEATURES 

      Sjonnesen, Gary; Prigge, Pat (2002)
      The very Underlying Principle of Control for the Otto Bock Myoelectric System is “Muscle contraction should lead to function.” If you think about picking up an object with your sound hand, you simply pick up the object. ...
    • PROSTHETIC CONTROL: A CASE FOR EXTENDED PHYSIOLOGICAL PROPRIOCEPTION. 

      Plettenberg, Dick H. (2002)
      To achieve subconscious prosthetic control the patient feedback present must be employed as completely as possible. This implies the use of control methods based upon the principles of extended physiological propriocep...
    • SOFTWARE/FIRMWARE TOOLS TO CUSTOMIZE CONTROLLER PARAMETERS IN UPPER EXTREMITY, POWERED PROSTHETIC SYSTEMS 

      Wells, David; Bishop, John; Lo, Ivy; Chau, Gilbert; Naumann, Steve; Kurtz, Issac (2002)
      Clinician-friendly software/firmware tools were developed which enable prosthetists and therapists to customize quickly and easily the control strategies used in upper-extremity, powered prosthetic systems in order to ...