Abnormal ground reaction forces lead to a general decline in gait speed in knee osteoarthritis patients
Anatole Vilhelm Wiik, MSk Lab, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Charing Cross Hospital, London W68RF, United Kingdom
Anatole Vilhelm Wiik, Adeel Aqil, Mads Brevadt, Gareth Jones, Justin Cobb, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Wiik AV and Cobb J designed the study; Wiik AV collected the clinical data; Wiik AV and Brevadt M analysed the data; Wiik AV, Aqil A, Brevadt M, Jones G and Cobb J interpreted and wrote the report.
Institutional review board statement: Ethical approval was sought and gained prior to commencement of the trial through the research ethics committee (10/H0807/101). All investigations were conducted in conformity with ethical principles of research, and informed consent for participation in the study was obtained. This work was performed at, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, United Kingdom.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No benefits in any form have been received or will be received from a commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this article.
Data sharing statement: Extended dataset available from the corresponding author.
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Received: June 17, 2016
Peer-review started: June 17, 2016
First decision: August 16, 2016
Revised: January 1, 2017
Accepted: January 16, 2017
Article in press: January 18, 2017
Published online: April 18, 2017