A longitudinal study of the effect of pregnancy on rising to stand from a chair.


Rising to stand from a chair becomes more difficult to perform as pregnancy progresses, which may lead to altered biomechanics affecting the musculoskeletal demands on the body segments. The kinematic and kinetic adaptations in the lower limbs and trunk as pregnancy progresses are unknown. Nine maternal subjects were investigated using an eight-camera… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.11.015


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