Publisher : The Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
DOI : 10.5762/KAIS.2015.16.11.7285
Title & Authors
Biomechanical Research on Forward Gait with Backward Mechanism Hah, Chong-Ku; Jeong, Wang-Soo; Hong, Su-Yeon; Jang, Young-Kwan; Ki, Jae-Sug;
The purpose of this study was to investigate possibility of a forward gait with backward mechanism(dance gait) as rehabilitation and/or walking exercise by means of biomechanical variables. Thirteen professional women dancers(age, ; height, ; body mass, )participated in this study. We found that speed, stride length and double limb support time of a dance gait were more greater than backward gait, but stride width of dance gait less than a backward gait. Maximum RoMs, moments and powers of the lower limb joints on a dance gait were more frequent than a backward dance. These results were judged to be sufficient by the possibility of dance gait as rehabilitation and walking exercise.
Backward gait;Dance gait;Forward gait;Gait parameters;Joint moment & power;
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