Kinematic Mechanism of Gait on Different Road Conditions in Older Women

보행 지면 상태에 따른 노인의 운동학적 보행 메카니즘

  • Hah, Chong Ku (Industry-University Cooperation Foundation of Kangwon National University) ;
  • Ki, Jae Sug (Electrical, Electroinics, and Control Engineering of Sangmyung University) ;
  • Jang, Young Kwan (Industrial & Management Engineering Department of Kangwon National University) ;
  • Lee, Eun Young (Division of Sport & Leisure Studies of Busan University of Foreign Studies)
  • 하종규 (강원대학교 산학협력단) ;
  • 기재석 (상명대학교 전기전자제어공학과) ;
  • 장영관 (강원대학교 산업경영공학과) ;
  • 이은영 (부산외국어대학교 사회체육학부)
  • Received : 2015.05.12
  • Accepted : 2015.09.07
  • Published : 2015.09.30


The aim of this study was to investigate kinematic mechanism of gait different road conditions(dry vs. oil) in order women. For this study, twenty older women and ten young women participated in this research. twelve infrared cameras were used to collect data. It appeared that the gait strategies of older women were slower velocity and higher CoM than young women. Depending on road conditions, gait velocities of dominant muscle older women on dry surface were faster than dominant sense older women, but those of them were inverse on oil surface. The slip displacement of dominant muscle older women was less than young women, but the slip displacement of dominant sense older women was greater than young women. In case of blind during stance phase on oil surface, the rotational motion of the ankle and knee joints were increased. In conclusion, older women were subjected to self-organization theory and phase shift in dynamic theory.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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