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Evaluating Walking Kinetic of Children Who Suffer Central Nervous System (CNS) Damage

2014-08-27 03:12:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The goal of the present study is to look at the effect of changing walking parameters on the dynamic walking characteristics among children post severe traumatic brain injury, and typically developed controls.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Walking Performance

Intervention

gait evaluation

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Sheba Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:23-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Manner or style of walking.

An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.

Educational programs structured in such a manner that the participating professionals, physicians, or students develop an increased awareness of their performance, usually on the basis of self-evaluation questionnaires.

The rate at which steps are made while walking.

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