Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics by Mark R. Pitkin

By Mark R. Pitkin

Foreword from a medical Biomechanist, utilized Physiologist and Prosthetist instructing graduate scholars in Prosthetics & Orthotics. whereas there are various books on Biomechanics, arguably the necessary technology of limb prosthetics, none addresses the elemental rules in adequate aspect and intensity to be essentially precious to the prosthetist, rehabilitation expert or researcher. Dr. Pitkin’s monograph is an exemplary choice of theoretical ideas from his learn and o- ers, offered in its scientific and utilized biomechanics shape. The textbook offers an exceptional evaluate of the various elements of decrease limb prosthetic layout and engineering for the ardent clinician researcher and pupil. The e-book delves into a few of the uncomplicated techniques which are required wisdom for the clinician and the scientist to have because the starting place for his or her paintings. Dr. Pitkin has an e- quent demeanour during which he displays at the historical past and literature to inform the storied evolution of prosthetic layout . he's taking the reader on a trip to think about his theories, that have great foundations to think about. through the tip of bankruptcy one, we've the elemental h- tory and an appreciation for the explanation at the back of the “rolling joint ankle” with facts to aid his theoretical views.

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