gait

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gait

(used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc., each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
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Delp, "Muscle contributions to vertical and fore-aft accelerations are altered in subjects with crouch gait," Gait & Posture, vol.
The aim of the study is to identify the gait deviations clearly due to the increased femoral anteversion and to distinguish these deviations from the other causes, which are commonly seen in children with spastic diplegic CP The hypothesis was that the increasing flexion motion and extensor moment at the hip and knee during stance phase, which are commonly seen in children with crouch gait, have a strong relationship with IFA.
It is specifically for children with a "crouch gait" (too much knee bending) because of hamstring spasticity or quadriceps weakness.