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Biomechanical Research on Forward Gait with Backward Mechanism

후진 보법을 이용한 전방향 보행의 생체역학적 연구

  • Received : 2015.08.07
  • Accepted : 2015.11.06
  • Published : 2015.11.30

Abstract

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, $21.1{\pm}1.3yrs$; height, $159.3{\pm}7.2cm$; body mass, $45.1{\pm}8.4kg$)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.

Keywords

Backward gait;Dance gait;Forward gait;Gait parameters;Joint moment & power

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단