Best Paper Winners

This award is presented annually to the authors of the best scientific paper. The highest scoring abstracts are nominated as candidates for the best paper award in the programme for the meeting and the oral presentations are assessed during the meeting. The award includes expedited publication in Gait & Posture and registration for attendance of the principal author at following year’s main congress.


Virtual ESMAC 2021

1st Wouter Schallig

Amsterdam UMC, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Optimizing multi-segment foot model measurements with the Amsterdam Foot Model (O036)

2nd Laure Everaert

KU Leuven, Research Group for Neurorehabilitation (eNRGy), Pellenberg, Belgium

The influence of ankle-foot orthoses on gait pathology in children with cerebral palsy: a retrospective study (O028) 

3rd Leonie Bartsch

Heidelberg University Hospital, Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Heidelberg, Germany

Hindfoot flexibility predicts biomechanical effects of ankle-foot orthoses and laterally wedged insoles in medial knee osteoarthritis (O025)