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Table 1 Subphases of the stance phase of gait

From: Intrinsic foot joints adapt a stabilized-resistive configuration during the stance phase

- Loading Response: The phase begins with initial floor contact and continues until the other foot is lifted for swing.
- Mid Stance: It begins as the other foot is lifted and continues until body weight is aligned over the forefoot.
- Terminal Stance: It begins with heel rise and continues until the other foot strikes the ground.
- Pre-Swing: It begins with initial contact of the opposite limb and ends with ipsilateral toe-off.