Study on Plantar Pressure of People in Different Age During Level Walking
Available Online June 2016.
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- plantar pressure;natural level walking;age
- To investigate the influence of age on plantar pressure in normal people during level walking, ground reaction force data from 20 normal people of different age were collected by the employment of Three-Dimensional force platform system, and the force data in anterior-posterior, medio-lateral and vertical directions were normalized and transformed into force-time curves. The characteristic parameters were selected and analyzed by using statistical methods. The plantar pressure in normal people of different age was comparatively analyzed. Results show that a certain degree of difference was found in the plantar pressure distribution in normal people of different age during level walking: for the old group, the time parameters of gait in vertical and anterior-posterior direction came earlier than those in the young group. It may be due to the fact that the step length of the old person is smaller than that of the young person and the center of gravity of the body crossing the hip appears earlier in the old group than in the young group.
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TY - CONF AU - Gang Qiao PY - 2016/06 DA - 2016/06 TI - Study on Plantar Pressure of People in Different Age During Level Walking BT - Proceedings of the 2017 2nd International Conference on Machinery, Electronics and Control Simulation (MECS 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/mecs-17.2017.43 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/mecs-17.2017.43 ID - Qiao2016/06 ER -