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Prosthetic Management and Biomechanics of the Lower Limb I 15 Credits

Course Contents

Part 1, Biomechanics 7.5 credits
- normal gait biomechanics
- pathological gait biomechanics
- prosthetic biomechanics
- biomechanical calculations

Part 2, Transtibial Prosthetics 7.5 credits
- prostheses for trans-tibial amputations
- the rehabilitation process for patients, from needs analysis to finished product
- initial gait and mobility training with prosthetics
- current research and evidence within the subject area
- relevant laws and regulations when working with patients
- occupational health and safety
- work hygiene
- stump socket interface forces

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and completion of the courses Anatomy and physiology, Basic Course, 7.5 credits, Mechanics related to Prosthetics and Orthotics, 7.5 credits and Applied Materials Technology, 7.5 credits.

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: HPMK19
The course is conducted at: School of Health and Welfare

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2020: Mar 30 - Jun 07
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Louise Bæk Larsen
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
30000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-H0015

Content updated 2018-03-23

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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