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Title Whittle's gait analysis / edited by David Levine, Jim Richards, Michael W. Whittle.
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2012.
Book Cover
 Floor4  QP310.W3 W45 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 5th ed.
Description xi, 177 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Previous ed. published in 2007 under the title: Gait analysis.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Basic sciences. anatomy -- Physiology -- Motor control -- Biomechanics -- 2. Normal gait. Walking and gait -- History -- Terminology used in gait analysis -- Outline of the gait cycle -- The gait cycle in detail -- Ground reaction forces -- Support moment -- Energy consumption -- Optimisation of energy usage -- Starting and stopping -- Other varieties of gait -- Changes in gait with age -- 3. Pathological and other abnormal gaits. Specific gait abnormalities -- Walking aids -- Treadmill gait -- 4. Methods of gait analysis. Visual gait analysis -- Temporal and spatial parameters during gait -- Measurement of temporal and spatial parameters during gait -- Camera-based motion analysis -- Active marker systems -- Electrogoniometers and potentiometer devices -- Accelerometers -- Gyroscopes, magnetic fields and motion capture suits -- Measuring force and pressure -- Pressure beneath the foot -- Measuring muscle activity -- Measuring energy expenditure -- Combined kinetic/kinematic systems --
5. Applications of gait analysis. Clinical gait assessment -- Conditions benefiting from gait assessment -- Future developments -- 6. Gait assessment of neurological disorders. Gait assessment in cerebral palsy -- Gait assessment in stroke -- Gait assessment in Parkinson's disease -- Gait assessment in muscular dystrophy -- 7. Gait analysis in musculoskeletal conditions, prosthetics and orthotics. Total hip replacement -- Gait analysis in knee osteoarthritis -- Amputee gait -- Orthotic management.
Subject Gait in humans.
Related Names Levine, David (Veterinary physical therapist)
Richards, Jim.
Whittle, Michael.
Whittle, Michael. Gait analysis.
ISBN 9780702042652
OCLC number 808415236