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Review Article

Adaptive Foot in Lower-Limb Prostheses

Table 3

Methods of classification of adaptive foot prostheses.

Classification methodParameters

Actuation methodPassive


Type of actuatorsDC brushless motors
DC servo motors
AC servo motors

Power transmission methodGear drives
Chain drives
Clutch drives

Energy regeneration methodsSeries elastic actuators (SEA)
Coil springs and clutch motors
Linkages and camshafts
Leaf springs

Attaching methodCoupling
Pyramid adaptor

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