External Mechanical Work and Pendular Energy Transduction of Overground and Treadmill Walking in Adolescents with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy

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Zollinger, Marie ; Degache, Francis ; Currat, Gabriel ; Pochon, Ludmila ; Peyrot, Nicolas ; Newman, Christopher J. ; Malatesta, Davide (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Physiology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-042X, eissn: 1664-042X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4829600, doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00121
  • Subject: [ SDV.MHEP.PHY ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology/Tissues and Organs [q-bio.TO] | human locomotion | [ SPI.MECA.BIOM ] Engineering Sciences [physics]/Mechanics [physics.med-ph]/Biomechanics [physics.med-ph] | gait | [ SDV.MHEP.PED ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Human health and pathology/Pediatrics | inverted pendulum | Physiology | exercise | Original Research | biomechanics
    mesheuropmc: human activities

International audience; Purpose. Motor impairments affect functional abilities and gait in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). Improving their walking is an essential objective of treatment, and the use of a treadmill for gait analysis and training could ... View more
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