Mechanical energy patterns in nordic walking: comparisons with conventional walking.

Abstract

The use of poles during Nordic Walking (NW) actively engages the upper body to propel the body forward during walking. Evidence suggests that NW leads to a longer stride and higher speed, and sometimes to increased ground reaction forces with respect to conventional walking (W). The aim of this study was to investigate if NW is associated with different… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.10.010

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