Gait and trunk movement patterns of low back pain patients and healthy volunteers during supported and conventional treadmill walking

Konstantinos Kaliarntas, Philip Riches, Ukadike Ugbolue, Philip Rowe

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    Abstract

    This study investigates the effects of body weight supported and conventional treadmill walking on gait and trunk motion of asymptomatic people and low back pain (LBP) patients. Forty participants, 19 LBP patients and 21 asymptomatic
    individuals were recruited. Significant differences were found in gait and trunk kinematic parameters between the two walking conditions, in both participant groups.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventInternational Society of Biomechanics - Brussels, Belgium
    Duration: 3 Jul 20117 Jul 2011

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Society of Biomechanics
    CountryBelgium
    CityBrussels
    Period3/07/117/07/11

    Keywords

    • trunk movement patterns
    • back pain
    • treadmills

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