Pod #22: Primates, Limb Synchrony & Motor Patterns

Pod #22: Primates, Limb Synchrony & Motor Patterns

blog link:

http://thegaitguys.libsyn.com/pod-22-primates-limb-synchrony-motor-patterns

iTunes link:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gait-guys-podcast/id559864138

Show notes:

Neurscience piece:

New Study shows primates move in unison as well.

http://www.labspaces.net/126488/Primates_too_can_move_in_unison

http://thegaitguys.tumblr.com/post/29333686230/have-you-ever-wondered-why-people-who-walk

The synchronization between walking partners is more complex than it seems on the surface.  There are two types of synchronization,:
1- in-phase (both person’s right foot move forward at the same time) and
2- out-of-phase synchronization (where the right foot moves forward with the partners left foot).

Ankle-Dorsiflexion Range of Motion and Landing Biomechanics
Chun-Man Fong, Athl Train. 2011 Jan-Feb; 46(1): 5–10.
What comes first ?  Muscle weakness,  Inhibition (muscle) or a Compensated movement pattern ?

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