PROSTHETICS

Motor behavior and gait in lower limb prosthetic users

  • Objective: Determine characteristics of gait and real-life motor behavior in lower limb prosthetic users
  • Lead Investigator: Charla Howard
  • Related Publications: 
  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting internally only

Cognitive-motor interference during standing and walking in lower limb prosthesis users

  • Objective: Determine how lower limb prosthetic users control balance and gait when concurrently performing cognitive and motor tasks. 
  •  Lead Investigator: Charla Howard
  • Related Publications: In Progress 
  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting, if interested to participate click here.

Cognitive-motor interference during walking with different prosthetic knees

  • Objective: Determine how lower limb prosthetic users control gait when using microprocessor vs. mechanical prosthetic knee.
  • Co-Principal Investigators: Chris Wallace, CPO, FAAOP, Dobrivoje S. Stokic, M.D., D.Sc.
  • Related Publications: New
  • Funding: Össur, Reykjavik, Iceland; The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting internally only