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Relationship between use of ankle-foot orthoses and quality of life and psychological well being: a research plan

McMonagle, Christine and Rasmussen, Susan and Elliott, M.A. (2009) Relationship between use of ankle-foot orthoses and quality of life and psychological well being: a research plan. In: Psychology Research Day, 2009-12-16, Glasgow, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Anankle foot orthosis(AFO) is an externally applied device that encompasses the joints of the ankle and foot, used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal systems(ISO,1989,a&b). AFOs are prescribed for people who have a loss of function affecting their mobility, experienced in wide range of conditions such as stroke, poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy, spinabifida and osteoarthritis.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
ID code: 16649
Keywords: quality of life, ankle-foot orthosis, psychological well being, theory of planned behaviour, cognition, Bioengineering, Psychology
Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
Department: Faculty of Engineering > National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Psychology
Depositing user: Miss Christine McMonagle
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2010 13:56
Last modified: 26 Mar 2015 19:17
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/16649

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