RESEARCH ON THE GAlT OF HEALTHY CHILDREN FROM 2 TO 6 YEARS OLDS

Wang Xin, Zhou Mei

Abstract


In order to show the basic characteristics of gait development of healthy children, this paper involved 320 children aging from 2 to 6 years old to test the gait during walking. The result showed that after two years old, knee joint participated inflexion and extend. 49 to 72-month-old children's knee joint angle can be fully extended when it is stretching. And that is close to the normal adults. From 3 years old and later, ankle joints also started to participate. With the increase of month, impulse from 1 to 5 metatarsal tended to be stable. And the impulse of inner side of foot was all larger than that of the lateral side.

Keywords


CHILDREN; GAlT; PLANTARPRESSURE

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ISSN 1999-4168