Upper limb activity of twenty myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty healthy anatomically intact adults

Chadwell, AEA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9101-5202, Kenney, LPJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2164-3892, Granat, MH ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0722-2760, Thies, SBA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9889-2243, Galpin, AJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7699-8706 and Head, JS ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3483-3903 2019, 'Upper limb activity of twenty myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty healthy anatomically intact adults' , Scientific Data .

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Abstract

The upper limb activity of twenty unilateral upper limb myoelectric prosthesis users and twenty anatomically intact adults were recorded over a 7-day period using two wrist worn accelerometers (Actigraph, LLC). This dataset reflects the real-world activities of the participants during their normal day-to-day routines. Participants included students, working adults, and retirees recruited from across the United Kingdom. This is the first published dataset of its kind and offers a potential wealth of knowledge into a poorly understood cohort. The raw unprocessed data files and the activity count data exported from the Actilife software are provided. We also provide a non-wear algorithm developed for the removal of prosthesis non-wear periods and resulting activity count data corresponding to prothesis wear periods. Finally, we have included the transposed activity diaries provided by the participants. Analysis to date has primarily involved assessment of the symmetry of upper limb activity, however, there is potential to undertake additional analysis such as understanding the differences in the way a prosthesis is used compared to an anatomical arm.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Data
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
ISSN: 2052-4463
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Depositing User: USIR Admin
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2019 12:14
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 10:31
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52414

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