Initial Contact Phase of Gait Copy

 

Gait Evaluation Downloadable PDF

Please open the evaluation document in a new tab and print out before filming and placing the angles. This document will be used for the next four modules of the course.

Initial Contact

  • Begins at heel strike (HS)
  • Hip 20-30 degrees flexion
  • Allows for greater distribution of pressure in the hip joint
  • Knee 0-5 degrees flexion
  • Ankle – Neutral (0)

Assignment

Using the angle tool in Spark Motion, measure the hip flexion, knee flexion, and ankle dorsiflexion. Write down the measurements on the evaluation document, available above. Using the angle tool in Spark Motion, measure the hip flexion, knee flexion, and ankle dorsiflexion. Write down the measurements on the evaluation document, available above. When finished, take a screenshot of the Spark Motion by either pressing the two iPad buttons simultaneously or with your phone and upload in the space below.

 

Locometrics