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Analysis of the effects of stilts walking on joint moments in low extremities.

Authors
Wu-JZ; Chiou-SS; Pan-CS
Source
Proceedings of the 4th North American Congress on Biomechanics, August 5-9, 2008, Ann Arbor, Michigan (32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics in conjunction with the 15th Conference of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics). Newark, DE: The American Society of Biomechanics and Ottawa, ON, Canada: The Canadian Society for Biomechanics, 2008 Aug; :73
NIOSHTIC No.
20034493
Abstract
In the current study, we have analyzed the joint moment and muscle forces in the lower extremities during stilts walking and theoretically evaluated the effects of the stilts use on the joint moments.
Keywords
Construction-industry; Construction-equipment; Construction-workers; Biomechanics; Biomechanical-modeling; Musculoskeletal-system; Humans
Publication Date
20080805
Document Type
Abstract
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
HELD; DSR
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Proceedings of the 4th North American Congress on Biomechanics, August 5-9, 2008, Ann Arbor, Michigan (32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics in conjunction with the 15th Conference of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics)
State
WV; MI
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