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Peak Muscle Activity During Gait

Peak Muscle Activity During Gait - after heel strike(Heel...

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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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