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FCS - Gait Training

STUDY
PLAY
Step
length between IC of EACH foot
Stride
1 GC (gait cycle)
Gait Cycle (GC)
length between ICs of ONE foot
2 phases of gait
stance & swing
Stance Phase
period during which the foot is on the ground
Stance phase begins with
initial contact (IC)
Stance phase is ____% of the GC
60%
Swing Phase
period during which the foot is in the air for limb advancement
Swing phase begins when
the foot is lifted from the floor (toe off)
Swing phase is ____% of the GC
40%
each double limb stance is ____% of the GC while the single limb support is ____%
10%; 40%
average speed of walking
90y/min (94-men, 84 women)
As gait velocity increases
stance & swing times are shortened
What is eliminated when running?
double stance time
The 8 phases of gait allow the limb to accomplish these 3 goals
1. weight acceptance (WA)
2. single limb support (SLS)
3. limb advancement (LA)
WA has how many phases?
What are they?
2; initial contact (IC) & loading response (LR)
IC is ____% of the gait cycle
0-2%
When does IC begin?
the moment the foot touches the floor - heel strike
LR is ____% of the gait cycle
0-10%
When does IC begin?
with initial floor contact and continues until
the other foot is lifted for swing.