Knee moments in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

The gait of 7 boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who could walk unaided and 21 normal boys was analysed by means of a video recording technique linked to a Kistler force plate. An electronic device was used to superimpose the patient's ground reaction vector on the video recording of their walking. This recording was analysed to obtain sequential… (More)