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length

noun breadth, continuance, dimension, distance lengthwise, elongation, expanse, expansion, extensiveness, extent, lengthiness, limit, long-windedness, magnitude, measure, measurement, proportion, range, reach, size, span, stretch
Associated concepts: length of memoranda of law, term limit
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With age, gait can become slower with a reduced stride length and flat footed heel strike.
The kinetic chain starts from the ground up, so it makes sense to examine that chain from its origin even if at first glance it is unclear how stride length impacts ground reaction forces, joint biomechanics, momentum transfer, and pitched ball velocity.
Stride length was estimated using the distance measured between first and second initial contact of the left foot (5th metatarsal).
The addition of a DTc (subtracting 7) while walking caused changes of gait parameters in both stroke (men and women) patient groups: a slight reduction of walking speed, cadence and stride length with an increase of gait cycle parameters (stride time, double support percentage) and gait variability parameters could be detected at both women and men.
The results showed that participants with PD walked more slowly in every category than those without PD and that walking with glasses on the tray demonstrated greater decreases in speed and stride length than walking freely and walking with a tray (2).
To obtain the kinetic measurements of overground running the use of a force plate is utilized, where the subject is FORCED to alter gait during their running cycle to allow for readings to be taken (try if for yourself: start running and try to land on a designated fixed point without changing your stride length, cadence or body position) and, as for the treadmill, it's only been very recently that there has been successful development in a generation of treadmills that allows ground reaction force to be measured.
The $185 socks track how a user's foot hits the ground, the rhythm of each footfall and calculates the stride length and will be helpful in alerting people to possible injury.
In addition, the double support time, percent double support time (duration both feet were on the ground in relation to the gait cycle), stance time, percent stance time (duration one foot was on the ground in relation to the gait cycle), step length, and stride length bilaterally were calculated.
Stride length was similar between the healthy and patient groups (Table 1); both groups walked approximately 1.
Washington, April 23 ( ANI ): An equation designed by two Spanish scientists can provide a highly accurate estimate of an individual's speed based on stride length.
Stride length is the distance between two successive placements of the dactyl (Fig.
Stride length will depend on your leg length, your flexibility, and to some extent, your pace.