Comparison between overweight due to pregnancy and due to added weight to simulate body mass distribution in pregnancy.

@article{Aguiar2015ComparisonBO,
  title={Comparison between overweight due to pregnancy and due to added weight to simulate body mass distribution in pregnancy.},
  author={Liliana Aguiar and Rita Santos-Rocha and F{\'a}bio Roberto Vieira and Marco Branco and Carlos A. Camacho Andrade and Antonio P. Veloso},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          511-7
        }
}
The assessment of biomechanical loading in the musculoskeletal system of the pregnant women is particularly interesting since they are subject to morphological, physiological and hormonal changes, which may lead to adaptations in gait. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of the increased mass in the trunk associated to pregnancy on the lower limb and pelvis, during walking, on temporal-distance parameters, joint range of motion and moments of force, by comparing a pregnant women… CONTINUE READING

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