Pilot study: Biomechanical assessment of the plantar pressure distribution in healthy subjects using the pressure platform EcoWalk

Martha Zequera, Oscar Perdomo, Carlos Wilches, Pedro Vizcaya

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Resumen

Plantar pressure provides useful information to assess the feet's condition. These systems have emerged as popular tools in clinical environment. These systems present errors and no compensation information is presented by the manufacturer, leading to uncertainty in the measurements. Ten healthy subjects, 5 females and 5 males, were recruited. Lateral load distribution, antero-posterior load distribution, average pressure, contact area, force, and peak pressures in 12 plantar regions were recorded. The aims of this study were to assess repeatability of the EcoWalk system and identify the range of pressure values observed in the normal foot. The coefficient of repeatability was less than 4\% for all parameters considered. The peak pressure was found to be repeatable when it was analyzed by region.

Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Páginas (desde-hasta)97-101
Número de páginas5
PublicaciónInternational Journal of Engineering and Technology
Volumen13
N.º6
EstadoPublicada - dic. 2013
Publicado de forma externa

Áreas temáticas de ASJC Scopus

  • Ingeniería aeroespacial
  • Ingeniería mecánica
  • Procesos de transferencia y flujo de líquidos

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