The role of excess mass in the adaptation of children's gait.

The aim of this study was to determine differences in lower extremity joint powers at weight acceptance and propulsion in obese and non-obese children during two loading conditions. Gait analyses were conducted on 20 non-obese and 20 obese children (8-12years). The first testing session was completed in a normal (unloaded) condition; an additional 10% body… CONTINUE READING