Podcast 97: Decomposition of human movement.

Topics: Decomposition of movement, sacrificing speed and efficiency for movement, gait efficiency, arm swing, more on injuries and unshod running and more !

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Show notes:

-Brain Friendly Interface Could Change the Way People with Spinal Cord Injuries Lead Their Lives

-Barefoot vs Shoe debate

-Sacrificing speed and efficiency for stability as we age (1) . Not a bad plan. Kind of like what we spoke about here below in this video: returning to a more primitive state as the system starts to break down.

1. Zurales K, DeMott TK, Kim H, et al. Gait efficiency on an uneven surface is associated with falls and injury in older subjects with a spectrum of lower limb neuromuscular function: A

prospective study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2015 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fBjyutWQvU  video link to our video on this


-Shoe:  the UnderArmor Fat Tire GTX Trail shoe.


- assessing the different genders: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12689785

Ferber R, Davis IM, Williams DS 3rd. Gender differences in lower extremity mechanics during running. Clin Biomech 2003;18(4):350-357.

-Arm Swing