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About the Author Acknowledgements Foreword Preface Terminology 1. Introduction 2. Basic Measurements 3. The conventional gait model 4. Alternatives to the conventional gait model 5. Advanced processing techniques 6. Electromyography 7. Clinical video 8. Physical examination 9. General measures of walking quality 10. Relationships between different data types 11. Quality assurance 12. Interpretation and reporting 13. Accuracy and reliability 14. How to set up a gait analysis service 15. How to set up and maintain a gait analysis laboratory Appendix 1: Limitations of the conventional subdivision of the gait cycle Appendix 2: Other measures of repeatability Index
Professor Richard Baker, PhD, CEng, CSci, is Professor of Clinical Gait analysis, University of Salford. Richard has spent nearly twenty years delivering or managing clinical gait analysis services. For nine years he was Manager of the Hugh Williamson Gait Analysis Service at the Royal Children s Hospital in Melbourne. During this time he served as Founder Director of the NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Gait Analysis. He is the first Professor of Clinical Gait Analysis anywhere in the world and is currently developing a Joint European Masters Degree programme in clinical movement analysis with colleagues in Belgium and the Netherlands.