Peak Muscle Activity During Gait

Peak Muscle - after heel strike(Heel strike – foot flat Hip flexors are used for acceleration Hamstrings are used for deceleration Lower

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Gastroc – soleus group – late stance (Heel off-toe off) Hamstring group – late swing (deceleration) Quadriceps group – 2 periods of peak activity; in periods of single support during early stance (heel strike) and just before toe off to initiate swing phase (Toe off) Tibialis anterior (pretibials) – peak activity is just
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Unformatted text preview: after heel strike (Heel strike – foot flat) Hip flexors are used for acceleration Hamstrings are used for deceleration Lower Extremity Extensors Support the weight of the body during stance Lower Extremity Flexors Muscles that clear the foot during swing phase...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course AHS 151 taught by Professor Bialstok during the Fall '09 term at Nassau CC.

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Peak Muscle - after heel strike(Heel strike – foot flat Hip flexors are used for acceleration Hamstrings are used for deceleration Lower

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