Browse by Subject "Gait"
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(2011-05-25)Ankle foot orthoses (AFOs) can be used to ameliorate the impact of impairments to the lower limb neuromuscular motor system that affect gait. Existing AFO technologies include passive devices with fixed and articulated ...
Gait analysis techniques to understand the effect of a hip strength improving program on lower-limb amputees (2011-08-25)The ability to walk can be severely compromised by a lower-limb amputation, which can have long-reaching consequences to the individual’s health and safety. It has been reported that the high incidence of lower back pain ...
(2012-05-22)This thesis contains three investigations examining gait variability in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), which is a neurological disease that can result in significant walking impairment. Gait variability, i.e. ...
(2014-09-16)When faced with acute musculoskeletal injuries, the human neuromuscular control system adapts to the imposed restrictions on motion in order to achieve desired kinematic outcomes. In some cases, these adaptations result ...
(2012-05-22)Fall-related injuries are one of the major issues today in terms of human suffering and economic loss. Falls are caused by a number of multifactorial risk factors. These factors are mainly classified into two categories, ...