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Differences in pelvic floor muscle activation and functional output between women with and without stress urinary incontinence
Introduction: The primary purpose of this research was to determine whether women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) demonstrate pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength or endurance deficits and/or changes in the motor ...
Biomechanics and Metabolic Costs of Overground and Treadmill Walking in Healthy Adults and in Stroke Subjects
Background: Though numerous studies have compared overground and treadmill walking there still exists a significant debate about whether the two modes of walking are equivalent. The present study provides a comprehensive ...
Investigating the Feasibility of New Methods for Analysis and Collection of Human Motion in Field Applications
Despite a recent focus on understanding cumulative load, researchers still prefer to analyze the data using mean and peak values. At the same time, technological advancements have provided biomechanists with methods of ...
The Effects of Alternative Joint Models in the Study of Lower-Limb Joint Moments in Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is a disease that affects nearly 40% of the global population over the age of seventy. It is believed that the incidence and progression of osteoarthritis can be partially attributed to changes in ...