Effects of military load carriage on kinematics of gait.

@article{Majumdar2010EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of military load carriage on kinematics of gait.},
  author={Dhurjati Majumdar and Madhu Sudan Pal},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={782-91}
}
Manual load carriage is a universal activity and an inevitable part of the daily schedule of a soldier. Indian Infantry soldiers carry loads on the waist, back, shoulders and in the hands for a marching order. There is no reported study on the effects of load on gait in this population. It is important to evaluate their kinematic responses to existing load… CONTINUE READING