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Gait initiation time is associated with the risk of multiple falls-A population-based study

Gait initiation time is associated with the risk of multiple falls-A population-based study Michele L. Callisaya, Leigh Blizzard, Kara Martin, Velandai K. SrikanthOriginally published in Gait & Posture 49 (2016) 19-24 Summarized by: Heather…Continue

Started by Cara Negri Sep 20, 2016.

Loading rate increases during barefoot running in habitually shod runners: Individual responses to an unfamiliar condition

Article Summary Loading rate increases during barefoot running in habitually shod runners: Individual responses to an unfamiliar condition Nicholas Tam, Janie L. Astephen Wilson, Devon R. Coetzee, Leanri van Pletsen, Ross TuckerOriginally published…Continue

Started by Cara Negri Jul 11, 2016.

Free Article on K-Level Assignment and Outcome Measures

Dr. Matthew Major mentored first author, Dylan Borrenpohl (MPO 2015), during his Capstone work at NUPOC. The results of a survey of US practitioners was published recently. As a temporary courtesy, the publishers allow free access to this article…Continue

Started by John Brinkmann, CPO Jun 25, 2016.

Treadmill Discussion 2 Replies

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/5eb6d6f95b1ea011f8a0bc736/images/c38bba9a-As a busy practitioner, it is hard to find time to read every article. Heather Willets, an…Continue

Started by Cara Negri. Last reply by Cara Negri May 25, 2016.

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My grandpa had a saying, "Spring is sprung, grass is riz. Wonder where the flowers often is?" When April and May roll around, this silly rhyme rolls through my head. I start searching for those tulips and daffodils to poke up to make sure that that my hard work last fall has paid off.Know where nearest sector is. Find the nearest market that sells fresh, Organic Fertilizer Philippines. Visit immediately and buying fresh and also…See More
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Gait initiation time is associated with the risk of multiple falls-A population-based study

Gait initiation time is associated with the risk of multiple falls-A population-based study Michele L. Callisaya, Leigh Blizzard, Kara Martin, Velandai K. SrikanthOriginally published in Gait & Posture 49 (2016) 19-24 Summarized by: Heather Willets2017 MPO CandidateNorthwestern University Introduction: Gait initiation (GI) is described as the transitional period from static standing to steady state walking.  GI is comprised of three phases: time to the first lateral movement (FLM), FLM to…See More
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Loading rate increases during barefoot running in habitually shod runners: Individual responses to an unfamiliar condition

Article Summary Loading rate increases during barefoot running in habitually shod runners: Individual responses to an unfamiliar condition Nicholas Tam, Janie L. Astephen Wilson, Devon R. Coetzee, Leanri van Pletsen, Ross TuckerOriginally published in Gait & Posture 46 (2016) 47-52 Summarized by: Heather Willets2017 MPO CandidateNorthwestern University Introduction: Despite the lack of consistent, supporting research, barefoot running (BR) is often portrayed as a ‘quick-fix’ for reducing…See More
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Free Article on K-Level Assignment and Outcome Measures

Dr. Matthew Major mentored first author, Dylan Borrenpohl (MPO 2015), during his Capstone work at NUPOC. The results of a survey of US practitioners was published recently. As a temporary courtesy, the publishers allow free access to this article until August 11.“Survey of U.S. Practitioners on the Validity of the Medicare Functional Classification Level System and Utility of Clinical Outcome Measures for Aiding K-Level Assignment” in Archives of…See More
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Cara Negri replied to Cara Negri's discussion Treadmill Discussion
"Agreed Robert! Thank you for the comment. I thought it was particularly interesting to read that some of the participants did not make it up to their self selected OG walking speed on the treadmill. This makes me believe that we should be aware…"
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Robert Meier replied to Cara Negri's discussion Treadmill Discussion
"Inertial forces of the trunk moving through space is a huge component of gait. It's those forces that left the heel off the ground to initiate propulsion. It's those forces that facilitate the soleus functioning as the eccentric knee…"
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