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Kinesiology 108

Kinesiology of Walking


  • Define terminology and descriptors associated with walking such as gait cycle, stance and swing phases
  • Describe joint kinematics in the sagittal, frontal, horizontal plane and the upper extremity that occur during walking
  • Describe the effects displacement of center of mass and list 3 potential kinetic energy considerations
  • Analyze and describe how energy is expended during walking
  • Examine and describe muscle activity of the trunk and lower extremity during walking
  • List and describe 5 factors that effect the mechanics of walking

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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