Optimizing Prosthetic Shock Absorption for High Demand Mobility of Service Members with Leg Amputation

Project: Research project

Project Details


Northwestern University (NU) will be responsible for human subject data collection of persons with transtibial amputation during ramp and stair walking, and bench testing of prosthetic components. Responsibilities include securing IRB approval, recruitment of participants, and testing of participants over multiple data collection sessions. Northwestern University will also contribute to data analysis, results interpretation, and dissemination of study findings through publications and presentations at scientific/clinical/military conferences and DoD medical centers.
Effective start/end date8/1/217/31/24


  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (45-1014-1000-202 // W81XWH2120007)
  • U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (45-1014-1000-202 // W81XWH2120007)


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