About the Authors

Corien D. M. Nikamp

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

c.nikamp@rrd.nl

Affiliations Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, the Netherlands, Department of Biomedical Signals and Systems, Technical Medical Centre, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

Marte S. H. Hobbelink

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Project administration, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, the Netherlands

Job van der Palen

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Medisch Spectrum Twente, Medical School Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, Department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

Hermie J. Hermens

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, the Netherlands, Department of Biomedical Signals and Systems, Technical Medical Centre, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

Johan S. Rietman

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, the Netherlands, Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Technical Medical Centre, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands, Roessingh Center for Rehabilitation, Enschede, the Netherlands

Jaap H. Buurke

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, the Netherlands, Department of Biomedical Signals and Systems, Technical Medical Centre, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have the following competing interest to report: the ankle-foot orthoses used in this study were provided by Basko Healthcare, Zaandam, the Netherlands. Basko had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.