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EDKP 630 Human Walking Mechanics (3 credits)

Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Kinesiology&Physical Education : Kinematics, kinetics, and neural control of walking and running under normal and perturbed conditions. Comparison of locomotion strategies for different populations (e.g., adolescents, elderly, amputees, etc.) will be emphasized. Various measurement techniques, data processing, and evaluations of total body and limb coordination will be addressed.

Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: David J Pearsall (Fall) David J Pearsall (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: EDKP 206 or permission of instructor.