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From: The influence of corpulence on the mechanical properties of the human heel fat pad in elderly

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shows the loading device (measurement accuracy of the system is 0.09 mm and 18 kPa). Details on design of the loading device: B1 foundation, B2 carriage, B3 tower of weights, B4+B5 separated footrest with integrated GRF-platform (1000 Hz) to measure Vertical GRF, M microprocessor controlled step motor for the velocity controller of the carriage, O leg brace; P1+P2 emed pedography platform (resolution 2 sensors/cm², frequency 50 Hz), U1 Ultrasound device (axial resolution 0.07 mm), U2 fixture with integrated ultrasound transducer

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