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Unformatted text preview: ked Position—The point in a joint’s range of motion at which its bones are maximally congruent; the most stable position of a joint.
Open Kinetic Chain—Motion that occurs when the distal portion of the extremity is nonweight bearing
OpenPacked Position—The joint position at which its bones are maximally incongruent Normal Gait
Women have higher cadence
Stride length 75cm
Symmetrical, uninterrupted gait Gait
Stance – Closed Chain Swing – Open Chain Stance Phase
weight bearing phase of gait
– Initial Contact
Preswing Initial Contact
Stance Phase—weight bearing – Initial contact—begins the instant the foot touches the supporting surface
Contact should be lateral
Subtalar pr supination and dorsiflexion Loading Response
– Limb reacts to absorbing impact of the body
Subtalar pronation, unlocks metatarsals
Ground reaction forces Mid-Stance
– Body weight moves directly over the stationary support limb
Foot evenly distributed
Moves from pronation to supination Terminal Stance
– Movement continues forward Just prior to o...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2014 for the course ATHT 363 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '11 term at S.E. Louisiana.
- Fall '11