stride length


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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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Stride length was also shown to be shorter in participants with PD, ranging from 0.
demonstrated that a shorter stride length can decrease exertion faced by a pitcher.
Descriptive statistics for stride length and lower extremity kinematics are displayed in Table 1.
The following standard gait parameters were analyzed: Functional Ambulation Profile (FAP), velocity, cadence, stride time, stride length, and base of support as markers for the magnitude of gait variability.
From a kinematic viewpoint, treadmills will cause us to take shorter stride lengths, reduce our stride time, increase our cadence, encourage greater knee angles and have our ground contact point under our centre of gravity (CofG) (1, 2, 3) all of which are kinematic markers relating to a better running efficiency and form.
In the case of the athletes, the researchers had data on speed and stride length but not limb length, which led Ruiz to modify the equation so that this piece of data was not needed.
As the crabs reached fatigue, their stride length increased while their stride frequency decreased, so the crabs were making slower and longer strides than at 0 h.
Superimposing images from 1993 and 1996 revealed significant differences in Griffey's mechanics, including his stride length, head movement and hip-shoulder separation.
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.
With no blood to follow, I measured his stride length at 28 inches and used one of my 28-inch arrows to gauge where the next track would fall.
Like Usain, it takes me at least 20m to get up to full speed because of my stride length, and it's obviously not very often I get to run 20-plus metres in a game.