Identification of muscle synergies associated with gait transition in humans

  title={Identification of muscle synergies associated with gait transition in humans},
  author={Shota Hagio and Mizuho Fukuda and Motoki Kouzaki},
  journal={Frontiers in Human Neuroscience},
There is no theoretical or empirical evidence to suggest how the central nervous system (CNS) controls a variety of muscles associated with gait transition between walking and running. Here, we examined the motor control during a gait transition based on muscle synergies, which modularly organize functionally similar muscles. To this end, the subjects walked or ran on a treadmill and performed a gait transition spontaneously as the treadmill speed increased or decreased (a changing speed… 

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