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Effects of laterally wedged insoles on knee and subtalar joint moments.
OBJECTIVE To assess the biomechanic effects of wearing a lateral wedge on the knee joint varus moment during gait in elders with and without knee osteoarthritis (OA). DESIGN Crossover designExpand
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Inconsistent Knee Varus Moment Reduction Caused by a Lateral Wedge in Knee Osteoarthritis
Kakihana W, Akai M, Nakazawa K, Naito K, Torii S: Inconsistent knee varus moment reduction caused by a lateral wedge in knee osteoarthritis. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2007;86:446–454. Objective:ToExpand
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Changes of Joint Moments in the Gait of Normal Subjects Wearing Laterally Wedged Insoles
Kakihana W, Akai M, Yamasaki N, Takashima T, Nakazawa K: Changes of joint moments in the gait of normal subjects wearing laterally wedged insoles. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2004;83:273–278. Objective TheExpand
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Addition of an arch support improves the biomechanical effect of a laterally wedged insole.
In order to examine if the addition of an arch support could improve the biomechanical effect of the laterally wedged insole, three-dimensional gait analysis was performed on 20 healthy volunteers.Expand
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Effect of a Lateral Wedge on Joint Moments During Gait in Subjects with Recurrent Ankle Sprain
Kakihana W, Torii S, Akai M, Nakazawa K, Fukano M; Naito K: Effect of a lateral wedge on joint moments during gait in subjects with recurrent ankle sprain. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2005;84:858-864. ThisExpand
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Induction of locomotor-like EMG activity in paraplegic persons by orthotic gait training
This is, to our knowledge, the first report demonstrating the effects of orthotic gait training on the activity of the spinal locomotor neural networks. Three subjects with complete spinal cordExpand
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The EMG activity and mechanics of the running jump as a function of takeoff angle.
To characterize the electromyographic (EMG) activity, ground reaction forces, and kinematics were used in the running jump with different takeoff angles. Two male long jumpers volunteered to performExpand
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This study assessed how the frontal plane moment and angle at the subtalar joint was associated with the knee joint varus moment during stance in persons with an unstable lateral ankle. METHODS FortyExpand