Quantifying prosthetic gait deviation using simple outcome measures
Lauren Kark, Ross Odell, Anne Simmons, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Andrew S McIntosh, Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Federation University, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the design of the study; Kark L collected and analysed the data, and prepared the initial manuscript; data analysis was performed in collaboration with Odell R; all authors revised the article.
Institutional review board statement: This study received approval from the University of New South Wales Human Research Ethics Committee (approval No.: HREC07247).
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors report no conflicts of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Lauren Kark, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Samuels Building (F25), Gate 11 Botany Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 29, 2016
Peer-review started: February 1, 2016
First decision: March 25, 2016
Revised: April 12, 2016
Accepted: May 7, 2016
Article in press: May 9, 2016
Published online: June 18, 2016