Load Response Phase of Gait Copy

Key Points of Load Response

  • Heel Strike to foot flat
  • Knee flexion 20 -25 degrees
  • Eccentric quadriceps contraction is most effective shock absorbing system
  • The stiff knee will significantly increase stress on the gluteus medius muscle

Assignment

For this assignment, use the same clip from the first assignment. Using the frame-by-frame feature, find the Load Response phase. Measure the angle of knee flexion and document on the assessment form. When finished, take a screenshot of the iPad screen and upload below.

Locometrics