Biomechanical parameters in lower limbs during natural walking and Nordic walking at different speeds

Czasopismo : Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics
Tytuł artykułu : Biomechanical parameters in lower limbs during natural walking and Nordic walking at different speeds

Autorzy :
Rumian, Ł.
Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland,
Reczyńska, K.
Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland,
Wrona, M.
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland,
Tiainen, H.
Department of Biomaterials, Institute for Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway,
Haugen, H. J.
Department of Biomaterials, Institute for Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway,
Pamuła, E.
Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland, epamula@agh.edu.pl,
Turek, A.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland, a.turek75@gmail.com,
Kasperczyk, J.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Jelonek, K.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Borecka, A.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Janeczek, H.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Libera, M.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Gruchlik, A.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Dobrzyński, P.
Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Poland,
Wojda, S.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Białystok University of Technology, Białystok, Poland,
Szoka, B.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Białystok University of Technology, Białystok, Poland,
Sajewicz, E.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Białystok University of Technology, Białystok, Poland, e.sajewicz@pb.edu.pl,
Kiel-Jamrozik, M.
Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials and Medical Devices Engineering, Zabrze, Poland, marta.kiel-jamrozik@polsl.pl,
Szewczenko, J.
Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials and Medical Devices Engineering, Zabrze, Poland,
Basiaga, M.
Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomaterials and Medical Devices Engineering, Zabrze, Poland,
Nowińska, K.
Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Institute of Applied Geology, Gliwice, Poland,
Salasek, M.
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Plzeň, Czech Republic, martin.salasek@seznam.cz,
Jansova, M.
Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Applied Sciences and New Technologies for Information Society of West Bohemian University in Plzeň, Czech Republic.,
Křen, J.
Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Applied Sciences and New Technologies for Information Society of West Bohemian University in Plzeň, Czech Republic,
Pavelka, T.
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Plzeň, Czech Republic,
Weisova, D.
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and Faculty Hospital in Plzeň, Czech Republic,
Reimann, Ł.
Institute of Materials Engineering and Biomaterials, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, lukasz.reimann@polsl.pl,
Żmudzki, J.
Institute of Materials Engineering and Biomaterials, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland,
Dobrzański, L.
Institute of Materials Engineering and Biomaterials, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland,
Szpala, A.
Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education in Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland, agnieszka.szpala@awf.wroc.pl,
Rutkowska-Kucharska, A.
Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education in Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland,
Stawiany, M.
Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education in Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland,
Olchowik, G.
Department of Biophysics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland,
Tomaszewski, M.
Department of Human Anatomy, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland, tomaszewski.marek@gmail.com,
Olejarz, P.
Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngeal Oncology, SPSK-4, Lublin, Poland,
Warchoł, J.
Department of Biophysics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland,
Różańska-Boczula, M.
Department of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Scientific University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland,
Maciejewski, R.
Department of Human Anatomy, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland,
Dathe, H.
Joint Biomechanical Research Group, Department of Orthodontics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany, hdathe1@gwdg.de,
Gezzi, R.
Joint Biomechanical Research Group, Department of Orthodontics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany,
Kubein-Meesenburg, D.
Joint Biomechanical Research Group, Department of Orthodontics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany,
Nägerl, H.
Joint Biomechanical Research Group, Department of Orthodontics, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany,
Bertucci, W.
Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Campus moulin de la housse, France, william.bertucci@univ-reims.fr,
Arfaoui, A.
Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Campus moulin de la housse, France,
Duc, S.
Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Campus moulin de la housse, France,
Letellier, T.
Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Campus moulin de la housse, France,
Brikci, A.
Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, Campus moulin de la housse, France,
Dziuba, A. K.
Institute of Physiotherapy in the Locomotor System,University School of Physical Education, Wrocław, Poland, alicja.dziuba@awf.wroc.pl,
Żurek, G.
Institute of Biostructure, University School of Physical Education, Wrocław, Poland,
Garrard, I.
Institute for Bioeingineering, Brunel University of West London,
Wierzbicka-Damska, I.
Institute of Physiology and Biochemistry, University School of Physical Education, Wrocław, Poland,
Abstrakty : Purpose: Nordic Walking (NW) is a sport that has a number of benefits as a rehabilitation method. It is performed with specially designed poles and has been often recommended as a physical activity that helps reduce the load to limbs. However, some studies have suggested that these findings might be erroneous. Study aim. The aim of this paper was to compare the kinematic, kinetic and dynamic parameters of lower limbs between Natural Walking (W) and Nordic Walking (NW) at both low and high walking speeds. Methods: The study used a registration system, BTS Smart software and Kistler platform. Eleven subjects walked along a 15-metre path at low (below 2 m⋅s–1) and high (over 2 m⋅s–1) walking speeds. The Davis model was employed for calculations of kinematic, kinetic and dynamic parameters of lower limbs. Results: With constant speed, the support given by Nordic Walking poles does not make the stroke longer and there is no change in pelvic rotation either. The only change observed was much bigger pelvic anteversion in the sagittal plane during fast NW. There were no changes in forces, power and muscle torques in lower limbs. Conclusions: The study found no differences in kinematic, kinetic and dynamic parameters between Natural Walking (W) and Nordic Walking (NW). Higher speeds generate greater ground reaction forces and muscle torques in lower limbs. Gait parameters depend on walking speed rather than on walking style.

Słowa kluczowe : analiza kinematyczna, pieszy, nordic walking, kinematics analysis, walking, Nordic Walking,
Wydawnictwo : Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wrocławskiej
Rocznik : 2015
Numer : Vol. 17, nr 1
Strony : 95 – 101
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Cytuj : Rumian, Ł. ,Reczyńska, K. ,Wrona, M. ,Tiainen, H. ,Haugen, H. J. ,Pamuła, E. ,Turek, A. ,Kasperczyk, J. ,Jelonek, K. ,Borecka, A. ,Janeczek, H. ,Libera, M. ,Gruchlik, A. ,Dobrzyński, P. ,Wojda, S. ,Szoka, B. ,Sajewicz, E. ,Kiel-Jamrozik, M. ,Szewczenko, J. ,Basiaga, M. ,Nowińska, K. ,Salasek, M. ,Jansova, M. ,Křen, J. ,Pavelka, T. ,Weisova, D. ,Reimann, Ł. ,Żmudzki, J. ,Dobrzański, L. ,Szpala, A. ,Rutkowska-Kucharska, A. ,Stawiany, M. ,Olchowik, G. ,Tomaszewski, M. ,Olejarz, P. ,Warchoł, J. ,Różańska-Boczula, M. ,Maciejewski, R. ,Dathe, H. ,Gezzi, R. ,Kubein-Meesenburg, D. ,Nägerl, H. ,Bertucci, W. ,Arfaoui, A. ,Duc, S. ,Letellier, T. ,Brikci, A. ,Dziuba, A. K. ,Żurek, G. ,Garrard, I. ,Wierzbicka-Damska, I. , Biomechanical parameters in lower limbs during natural walking and Nordic walking at different speeds. Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics Vol. 17, nr 1/2015
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