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Yang Kuang Neng
04-25-1996, 11:31 AM
Dear subscribers:

Two weeks ago I post a qustion about the coefficient of friction, the
original statement is :

Could someone give me the concept and published data about coefficent of
friction between human "bare" foot and force plate(AMTI) during stance
phase of gait?

Following is the summary :

Hi,

The COF depends on footwear. I measured it in our lab being 0.3-0.4. Could
you send me a summary on the topic? Thanks.

Cheng Cao
Biomechanics Research Laboratory
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor OA OA
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Assuming your foot is not slipping, you have a static coefficient of friction
on the foot (mus). Values for static coefficient of friction provided in
texts are upper limits, that is the static coefficient of friction for a
particular situation is