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A kinematic study of gait patterns in healthy, elderly women

A kinematic study of gait patterns in healthy, elderly women

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gait in humans,
  • Older women

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mark R. Wiegand.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 86 leaves
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13596553M
    OCLC/WorldCa12752779

      Females have a two-fold risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) as compared to their male counterparts and atypical walking gait biomechanics are also considered a factor in the aetiology of knee OA. However, few studies have investigated sex-related differences in walking mechanics for patients with knee OA and of those, conflicting results have been reported. The free gait of 52 healthy elderly persons was examined. All the subjects were volunteers, aged 65 years or older, and lived in the community in the Kaga area, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. They were healthy and active enough to attend the study location by themselves. The comparison group of young adults consisted of 20 volunteer students.

      Human gait depends on a complex interplay of major parts of the nervous, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems. The individual gait pattern is influenced by age, personality, mood and sociocultural factors. The preferred walking speed in older adults is a sensitive marker of general health and survival. Safe walking requires intact cognition and Cited by: Greater gait variability in healthy elderly existed independent of slower walking. Their diminished strength and flexibility partly explained this difference. To explain slower walking in the elderly, some have suggested that muscle weakness and stiffness may force people to walk slower.

      The purpose of this study was to explore sagittal plane gait characteristics during the stance phase of gait in hip osteoarthritis patients not eligible for hip replacement surgery. First, compared to healthy controls, and second, when categorized into two subgroups of radiographic severity defined from a minimal joint space of ≤/>2 by: A Comparison of Gait Patterns between Young and Elderly Women: An Examination of Coordination While walking may be perceived to be a simple task by healthy individuals, the motor control required is complex. With aging, older adults adapt their walking pattern toward a safer.


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A kinematic study of gait patterns in healthy, elderly women Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A kinematic study of gait patterns in elderly women book, elderly women. [Mark R Wiegand]. The aim of the study was to compare rheumatoid arthritis (RA) postmenopausal women and age-matched healthy postmenopausal women (AHPW) in.

However, women had to alter gait pattern due to foot binding. This study demonstrated that the stride length of older women with bound feet decreased significantly while cadence increased significantly compared to those with normal feet. In addition, bound foot subjects walked at a slightly slower self-selected speed but without by: 2.

Therefore, the first purpose of this study was to determine if running gait patterns for healthy subjects could be classified into homogeneous subgroups. Objective: the present study investigated the effects of walking under different challenges and kinematics and kinetics generated during these activities and how these vary with age.

We hypothesised that age-associated changes in gait speed and kinetics are more pronounced during fast-speed walking and post-activity walking, compared with usual-speed Cited by: Kinematic and Kinetic Analyses of Gait Patterns in Hemiplegic Patients 27 muscles of the lower extremities.

The result of the motion, electromyographic and force-plate studies showed markedly prolonged duration of the pre-swing phase on the hemi-plegic side. This was associated with a delay in the initiation and a decrease in the speed. Effects of aging on gait patterns in the healthy elderly TASUKU KIMURA 1), The subjects included in the study were 52 healthy elderly people living in the community, 27 women and 25 men, all of whom were 65 years of age or older.

Comparison of gait of young women and elderly women. Physical Therapy, –Cited by: XXV ISBS SymposiumOuro Preto – Brazil A KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF ELDERLY GAIT WHILE STEPPING OVER OBSTACLES OF VARYING HEIGHT Yeon-Joo Yu1, In-Sik Shin2, Ki-Kwang Lee3, Te-Jin Yoon4, Chi-Sun Choi 2, and Chul-Soo Chung2 1School of Sports & Health Management, Woosong University, Daejeon, Korea 2Department of Physical.

Foot binding has a long and influential history in China. Little is known about biomechanical changes in gait caused by bound foot.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in lower limb kinematics between old women with bound feet and normal feet during walking. Six old women subjects (three with bound feet and three controls with normal feet) volunteered to Cited by: 2.

J Geriat Psych Neurol ; 5: [91] Finley F R, Cody K A, Finizie R V. Locomotion patterns in elderly women. Arch Phys Med Rehabil ; [92] Hageman P A.

Gait characteristics of healthy elderly: a literature review. Issues Aging Cited by: functional gait patterns in healthy elderly individuals compared to the gait patterns of healthy young volunteers.

The gait parameters of the healthy young individuals were measured earlier and summarized in (Kocsis et al.,1). MATERIALS AND METHOD Subjects A total of 31 healthy elderly volunteers (14 women and 17 men) were included in theCited by: 7.

Finally, as demonstrated in this study, walking boots have a less adverse effect on kinematic and kinetic gait patterns than a synthetic walking cast. References by: (18).

Less extreme cautious gait patterns can also be observed. Some of the changes seen in typical aging may represent appropriate adaptations to sensori-motor changes of aging. At the extreme, psychogenic gait disorders may represent a higher level gait problem related to volitional or subconscious implementation of an abnormal walk.

These results indicate that healthy older adults take shorter steps at a similar frequency resulting in a decrease in gait velocity for both preferred and fast gait speeds.

In addition, the shorter steps taken by the older adults increase the amount of time spent in stance and the double-support phase (Elble et al., ).Author: Kunal Singhal, Jeffrey B. Casebolt.

The results of this study will help to reduce knee hyperextension gait patterns in women. Future studies may also use the methodology used in this study to further investigate the implications of learner’s focus of attention in rehabilitation.

Similarly, the findings of this study could offer an additional strategy for rehabilitation regimens. vAuthor: Patricia Cecilia Teran-Yengle. common gait in the elderly, and not al-ways pathological.

7 The posture is stooped, the stride length is reduced and there is a tendency for a flat foot strike. Armswing is reduced. Turning is without a pivot and balance is impaired on the pull test.

As the gait deteriorates, the patient will often be flexed at the knees, which causes a major. The aim of the study was to compare rheumatoid arthritis (RA) postmenopausal women and age-matched healthy postmenopausal women (AHPW) in regard to functional capacity, gait kinematic and temporal parameters, and its intra-individual variability.

20RA postmenopausal women and 20AHPW were : Pedro Aleixo, José Vaz Patto, Helena Moreira, João Abrantes. 1. Introduction. Walking, a crucial activity of daily life, is a mode of bipedal locomotion in which a period of double support, i.

e when both feet are in contact with the ground, is followed by a period in which the body is supported by one lower limb while the other is swung forward [].The suitable role of human gait analysis in daily work remained a matter of.

In a typical clinical gait analysis, the gait patterns of pathological individuals are commonly compared with the typically faster, comfortable pace of healthy subjects. However, due to potential bias related to gait speed, this comparison may not be valid.

Publicly available gait datasets have failed to address this issue. Therefore, the goal of this study was to present a Cited by: dling gait. To lift the swing leg and move it forward, weight is shifted to the sup­ porting leg by tilting the pelvis up on the swing side.

This is usually a symmetric problem so that the hip swivels up and [ down. Parkinsonism is one of the most common gait in the elderly, and not al­ ways pathological.

Theposture is stooped,File Size: KB. Once the components were defined, a discriminant analysis was applied to determine which kinematic variable better discriminates elderly women with mild to moderate OA from asymptomatic elderly women.

Methods. Sample. The study included 38 elderly women diagnosed with bilateral knee OA and 40 asymptomatic elderly women.Start studying Gait.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.For healthy adults, a gait cycle (i.e., two consecutive steps) takes slightly more than 1 second and covers approximately m ( feet), resulting in a walking speed of m/sec.

Data in Table indicate that, at a freely chosen walking speed, women exhibit a slower walking speed, shorter step length, and faster cadence than men. These.