force plate

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force plate

[′fȯrs ‚plāt]
(engineering)
A plate that carries the plunger or force plug of a mold and the guide pins on bushings.
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In this study the effect of combining the two foam layers and the top layer to the bottom layer of polyurethane on the site of an arc prone on the ground reaction force was studied.
Further studies using experimental data to validate the muscle activation using other anthropometric data such as bone density values, EMG, Ground reaction forces, etc.
2004) Changes in ground reaction force during jump landing in subjects with functional instability of the ankle joint.
For heel strikers (approximately 80% of shod runners), (3,9) the initial (impact) peak vertical ground reaction force at heel strike occurs during the first 10% of stance (21-23) or within approximately 25 milliseconds.
This very quick rise to peak in the vertical ground reaction force curve results in a high rate of loading experienced by the body.
Peak vertical ground reaction forces (PVGRFs) and time-to-peak force (TTPFs) in bench-step aerobics and other activities (abstr.
Normative ground reaction force data for able-bodied and below-knee-amputee children during walking.
The vertical ground reaction force results clear demonstrated that the simulators devices required less physical effort with respect to the snow condition.
Ground reaction force (GRF) during gait can provide insight into the functional manifestations of foot and ankle disorders and may be used for early diagnostic of abnormal foot biomechanics due to flat-foot.
The ground reaction force is an important external force, which constantly affects the human motions, like stability in standing positions, walking or running.
The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between the peak values of the vertical component of the ground reaction force measured in body weight equivalents ([GRF.