Longitudinal changes in muscle activity during infants' treadmill stepping.

Abstract

Previous research has described kinetic characteristics of treadmill steps in very stable steppers, in cross-sectional designs. In this study we examined, longitudinally, muscle activation patterns during treadmill stepping, without practice, in 12 healthy infants at 1, 6, and 12 mo of age. We assessed lateral gastrocnemius, tibialis anterior, rectus… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/jn.01037.2011

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