Clinical Gait Analysis: Theory and Practice

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2006 - Medical - 316 pages
Clinical Gait Analysis takes a fresh look at the study of human gait. Using an easy-to-read writing style, the author reviews the biomechanical principles, techniques and clinical approach to the assessment of walking disorders. Both theory and practice are brought into focus, and currently contentious issues are highlighted to encourage critical thinking. An accompanying CD provides an assortment of electronic material to complement the text, including normative 3D data on a variety of activities and clinical cases.

Unique in its clinical emphasis and use of clinical cases.Concentrates on use of latest gait analysis technology.Accessibly written to provide a much needed clinical introduction.Contains links to access digital video footage to illustrate the cases.Multiple choice questions scattered throughout the book provide readers with the opportunity to test their knowledge of some of the more challenging sections.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER CONTENTS
24
Stride length 20 Treadmill gait
31
OBJECTIVES
39
Threedimensional gait analysis
53
Biomechanics of standing
73
MUSCLES
133
Muscle architecture
139
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