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17Jan

Notes from Kristján.

Phases from the prespective of the ankle

  • Initial contact
    • Neutral (90°), slight dorsiflexion. Preparing for response.
  • Loading response
    • Plantar flexion (10°). Function: Shock response.
  • Mid stance
    • Dorsiflexion (from 8° plantarflex to 5° dorsiflex). Function: Allow forward progression of tibia.
  • Terminal stance
    • Heel rise (doriflexion up to 10°)
  • Pre-swing
    • Plantar-flexion (20°). Function: Initiate knee flexion for swing.
  • <Missing> (I actually missed what the guy said here, if anyone has it please edit the file and add it.)
    • Slight dorsiflexion in the ankle to prepare hitting the ground again.

Updated by Kristján Oddsson over 11 years ago · 1 revisions