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stride length

Biomechanics The distance between 2 successive placements of the same foot, consisting of 2 step lengths; SL measured between successive positions of the left foot is always the same as that measured by the right foot, unless the subject is walking in a curve

stride length

The distance covered by the combined step length of each limb during gate.
See also: length
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In a previous study, the higher the level of resistance applied during the swing phase of gait, the greater the increase in stride length after the resistance load was removed [15], suggesting that a positive relationship exists between the error size and the magnitude of the aftereffect.
Ruiz and Torices measured the speed and stride length of the students as they ran along the beach and applied Alexander's equation.
Not taking anything away from Alan, he's a great athlete, but the guys who do the measuring in the call rooms, some of these guys are a lot taller and you can't compete for stride length.
In comparison, it takes Luke Robinson half-a-metre to get up to full pace because he's got such little legs and stride length is never an issue for him.
Rodolfo Savica, MD, MSc, and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging (MCSA) measured the stride length, cadence and velocity of more than 1,341 study participants through a computerized gait instrument (GAITRite) at two or more visits roughly 15 months apart.
Habitual barefoot runners have a distinctive running gait: using mid-foot landings, shorter stride lengths, faster stride rates and less time in contact with the ground.
25) Vertical ground reaction forces increase linearly with increasing running velocity26 and increasing stride length, (27-29) and decrease with a faster stride rate or cadence.
It has adjustable stride length to help you keep track of how far you've run, walked or jogged.
And flexibility, measured in this study with a sit-and-reach test to assess hamstring and lower back flexibility, correlates with stride length and step frequency.
Then, given any frequency, is there a corresponding stride length, stroke distance, or perhaps cycling gear to optimize output at different force levels?
The optimal stride length is a distance of about 80 percent of the pitcher's height.
With Ant Botha, for example, we are trying to get him to spin the ball a little bit more and reduce his stride length.