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zsawacha41
12-06-2002, 02:25 AM
Hi David,
have you had a look at these sites?
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~karduna/biomechanics/kinesiology.htm

http://www.kines.uiuc.edu/courses/kines255/

http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/External/isbs/


I hope it may help,

Good luck,

Zimi Sawacha


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----- Original Message -----
From: "David Alden"
To:
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 5:25 PM
Subject: [BIOMCH-L] Questions about gait/muscles used...


> Hello-
>
> I just joined the list and this is my first posting.
>
> I'm a college student taking a kinesiology class (as a free elective, not
> as a part of my major). I tell you this in case my questions seem naive -
> I'm really just getting started (but incredibly interested, and planning
on
> learning more).
>
> Anyway, I'm working on a project to observe and analyze running,
> specifically how two different shoes can alter/improve foot mechanics.
>
> As part of the project, we need to have a chart that shows all of the
> joints in the body, what position they are in, what muscle groups are
used,
> and what type of contraction, for each phase. Since this is basic, I'm
only
> using 4 phases - heel strike, stance, propulsion and swing.
>
> I've done a lot of Web searching and all of the information that I've
found
> has been either way over my head or way too basic, or mostly focused on
> pathological gait.
>
> Can anyone direct me someplace that would help me come up with a chart
that
> would look something like this:
>
> Heel Strike:
> Hip | slight flexion | hip flexors | eccentric contraction
>
> etc for all the joints, for all four phases...
>
> Any help of direction will be greatly appreciated!
>
> David Alden
> Salem State College
> Salem, MA
> http://www.crankracing.com
>
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