Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 237–243

Assessments of loads in the knee joint

  • F. Johnson
  • P. Scarrow
  • W. Waugh
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02442721

Cite this article as:
Johnson, F., Scarrow, P. & Waugh, W. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. (1981) 19: 237. doi:10.1007/BF02442721

Abstract

A method of gait analysis was used to estimate the loads in the knee joint. An analysis was made of the repeatability of the measurements for a group of 72 patients. Data from 418 patients were reviewed to show the variation with coronal angle of the knee of the loading.

Keywords

Force platformGait analysisKnee joint load

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© IFMBE 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Johnson
    • 1
  • P. Scarrow
    • 1
  • W. Waugh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryQueen's Medical CentreNottingham