The Effect of Custom-Made Biomechanical Perturbation Platform on Kinetics, Kinematics and Electromyography in Healthy Subjects
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Introduction: Kinetic, kinematic and electromyographic activity of the lower limb have been shown to be influenced by various footwear-generated biomechanical manipulations (e.g. soles. Insoles, orthoses). A novel biomechanical device comprising four modular elements attached onto foot-worn platforms was recently developed. Each element can be individually calibrated (Position, convexity, height and resilience) to induce a specific biomechanical challenge.
Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of specific biomechanical challenges on Kinetics, kinematics and electromyographic activity of the lower limb.
Design: Prospective, case control Setting: Motion analyses will be conducted during level walking with (1) a three-dimensional motion analysis system and (2) ground reaction force analysis using force platforms (3) Electro-Myography system. Each subject will be examined in 16 different settings of the biomechanical system
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00476333
|Technion Israel institute of technology, Biomechanical and bio-robotics division gait laboratory|
|Principal Investigator:||Nahum Halperin, MD||Asaf-Harofeh Medical Center|