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The Effect of Minimal Footwear and Midsole Stiffness on Lower Limb Kinematics and Kinetics in Novice and Trained Runners
(University of Waterloo, 2013-09-05)
Background: The most common injuries in new or novice runners include medial tibial stress syndrome and patellofemoral pain syndrome; both overuse injuries. It is known that novice runners use a rearfoot strike pattern 98% ...
New Insights into the Landing Phase of Reactive Stepping: Predictors of Control, Muscle Recruitment, Movement Restraints and Two-Step Responses
(University of Waterloo, 2017-09-27)
Preventing falls and fall-related injuries are public health challenges of the upmost importance for Canadians, particularly for older adults. Due to the severe consequences that can accompany a fall (e.g., traumatic brain ...
Quantifying the Shoulder Rhythm and Comparing Non-Invasive Methods of Scapular Tracking for Overhead and Axially Rotated Humeral Postures
(University of Waterloo, 2011-10-27)
The present research quantified the shoulder rhythm for arm postures that represent the right-handed reachable workspace and compared 3 methods of scapular tracking: acromion marker cluster (AMC), stylus and scapular ...