Lectures and Readings

SES # TOPICS LECTURE MATERIALS READINGS
1 Class overview, introduction Slides (PDF - 1.8MB) Winter, David A. “Biomechanical Motor Patterns in Normal Walking.” Journal of Motor Behavior 15, no. 4 (1983).
2 Project presentations by TAs

Developing world socket technology (PDF) (Courtesy David Sengeh and M. Todd Farrell. Used with permission.)

Lego knee (PDF) (Courtesy Frieder Wittmann and Jared Markowitz. Used with permission.)

Shape and roll (PDF) (Courtesy Diana Young. Used with permission.)

 
3 Design for the developing world    
4 Challenge map, idea generation Slides (PDF - 5.4MB)

Physical Rehabilitation Programme. “Manufacturing Guidelines: Alignment Jig for Lower-Limb Prosthetics.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006.

Physical Rehabilitation Programme. “Manufacturing Guidelines: Ankle-Foot Orthosis.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006.

Physical Rehabilitation Programme. “Manufacturing Guidelines: Trans-Femoral Prosthesis.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006.

Physical Rehabilitation Programme. “Manufacturing Guidelines: Trans-Tibial Prosthesis.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006.

International Committee of the Red Cross. “Caring for Landmine Victims.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006. (PDF)

International Committee of the Red Cross. “Polypropylene Technology.” Geneva, Switzerland: International Committee of the Red Cross, 2006.

Walsh, Nicolas E., and Wendy S. Walsh. “Rehabilitation of Landmine Victims – the Ultimate Challenge.” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 81, no. 9 (2003).

5 Case study: Synergy foot    
6 The Jaipur Foot — guest lecture by Dr. Pooja Mukul

Introduction (PDF - 2.3MB)

Jaipur foot (PDF - 6.2MB)

(Files courtesy of Dr. Pooja Mukul. Used with permission.)

Wu, Yeongchi, et al. “CIR Sand Casting System for Trans-Tibial Socket.” Prosthetics and Orthotics International 27, no. 2 (2003).
7 Prosthetic technology in the United States    
8 Midterm presentations    
9 Transtibial prosthesis    
10 Transfemoral prosthesis  

Foort, J. “The Knud Jansen Lecture: Innovation in prosthetics and orthotics.” Prosthetics and Orthotics International 10, no. 2 (1986).

Zahedi, Saeed. “Lower Limb Prosthetic Research in the 21st Century.”

11 Pediatric prosthesis  Slides (PDF)
 
 
12 Human biomechanics — guest lecture by Hugh Herr    
13 Stanford Knee — guest lecture by Joel Sadler    

Supplemental Resources

International Committee of the Red Cross films and publications catalogue: online catalog of freely available reports and films on multiple topics

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