Swinging Gait Patterns and Preferred Rung Spacing During Free Choice Horizontal Ladder Traverses

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Fifty-one subjects each performed two trials which consisted of traversing a horizontal ladder. Film records were made of each trial using a high-speed camera. Absolute and relative temporal and kinematic parameters were obtained from the film records. The conclusions were that there was no age related interaction or differences in preferred rung spacing or contact/airborne times. A Chi-Square analysis did show a preference for a specific gait pattern for the six year old age group.

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Roth, Charles H. (Charles Hillary) August 1984.

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Fifty-one subjects each performed two trials which consisted of traversing a horizontal ladder. Film records were made of each trial using a high-speed camera. Absolute and relative temporal and kinematic parameters were obtained from the film records. The conclusions were that there was no age related interaction or differences in preferred rung spacing or contact/airborne times. A Chi-Square analysis did show a preference for a specific gait pattern for the six year old age group.

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Roth, Charles H. (Charles Hillary). Swinging Gait Patterns and Preferred Rung Spacing During Free Choice Horizontal Ladder Traverses, thesis, August 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504137/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .