Gender differences in walking and running on level and inclined surfaces.

@article{Chumanov2008GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in walking and running on level and inclined surfaces.},
  author={Elizabeth S. Chumanov and Cara M Wall-Scheffler and Bryan C. Heiderscheit},
  journal={Clinical biomechanics},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={1260-8}
}
BACKGROUND Gender differences in kinematics during running have been speculated to be a contributing factor to the lower extremity injury rate disparity between men and women. Specifically, increased non-sagittal motion of the pelvis and hip has been implicated; however it is not known if this difference exists under a variety of locomotion conditions. The purpose of this study was to characterize gender differences in gait kinematics and muscle activities as a function of speed and surface… CONTINUE READING
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