The purpose of this study was to test performance of participants fitted with different knee joints (C-leg, SNS, 3R60) on an obstacle course (OC) with challenging sections such as a rock field and vacuumized beanbags to simulate sand. Participants completed the OC twice: first without a mental loading task (MLT), then with an MLT. Within the bean-bag sections, two participants fell with the C-leg, one with the 3R60, and none with the SNS. There were no statistically significant differences in the measured variables when comparing the C-leg and the SNS, indicating that, under the test conditions, users performed similarly with both joints.
Volume 49 Number 4, 2012
Pages 583 — 596
Last Reviewed or Updated Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:12 AM