Volume 3 Supplement 1
Difference in force direction during propulsion between subjects with different push-off locations
© Englund and Arndt; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2010
Published: 20 December 2010
Difference in force direction may lead to differences in propulsive efficiency. It could also be hypothesized that proximal segments need to compensate in order to keep a subject with medial or lateral force deviations walking in a linear direction of propulsion.
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