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Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: October 2016 - Volume 28 - Issue 4 - p 152-153
doi: 10.1097/JPO.0000000000000110
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  1. Read the article on pages 145–151.
  2. Complete the examination.
  3. Submit your completed examination to the Academy per the directions on the next page.


The following questions require short answers only; you do not have to use complete sentences. All questions refer to the article, What People Want in a Prosthetic Foot: A Focus Group Study, Donald J. Fogelberg, PhD, OTR/L, et al.


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Quiz—What People Want in a Prosthetic Foot: A Focus Group Study, Donald J. Fogelberg, PhD, OTR/L, et al.

  1. [Select the correct response] Which of the following was the most frequently represented impairment concept after LLA that could be cross-linked to the International Classification of Functioning (ICF)?
    1. Balance
    2. Stability
    3. Mobility
    4. Durability
    5. Elasticity
  2. [True or False] _________________ The many published accounts focusing on subjective experiences of using prosthetic feet provide additional information useful to practitioners.
  3. [Select the correct response] To participate in the study, what K-level did participants need to have?
    1. 1, 2, or 3
    2. 2, 3, or 4
    3. 3, 4, or 5
    4. 4, 5, or 6
  4. [True or False] _________________ Fluency in the English language was not a prerequisite for the study.
  5. [Select the correct response] What types of coding were used in the data analysis?
    1. Analytical coding… focused coding
    2. Open coding… closed coding
    3. Specific coding… general coding
    4. Open coding… focused coding
    5. Targeted coding… nontargeted coding
  6. [True or False] ________________ There were about twice as many prosthetic foot users as health care professionals enrolled in the study.
  7. [Select the correct response] How many participants reported that they did not know the type of foot prosthesis they used?
    1. 7
    2. 9
    3. 3
    4. 5
  8. [True or False] _______________ Fear of falling was very prevalent among the focus group participants.
  9. [Select the correct response] Which of the following statements is true?
    1. Professionals reported tripping during the swing phase of gait.
    2. The occurrence of falls was often attributed to tripping incidents.
    3. Curbs, uneven ground, sidewalk cracks, and even pets were listed as obstacles directly responsible for tripping incidents.
    4. All of the above
    5. None of the above
  10. [True or False] _________________ A special “water foot” was even available for kayaking enthusiasts.
  11. [True or False] _______________ Many users had a second prosthesis to accommodate participation in another activity, such as showering or doing a sport.
  12. [Select the correct response] What was the desired longevity period of a prosthetic foot?
    1. At least 6 months
    2. At least 1 year
    3. At least 18 months
    4. At least 2 years
    5. At least 3 years

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