Biomechanics of Human Gait - Slip and Fall Analysis

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Abstract

In this article, the biomechanics of human gait is presented to elaborate on the 'human' aspects of slip and fall accidents. This information will provide a better understanding of the relationship between the 'biomechanics of human gait' and 'slip and fall accidents' and may assist in formulating cogent expert opinions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages466-476
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780123821652
ISBN (Print)9780123821669
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biomechanics
  • COF
  • Fall accidents
  • Falls
  • Gait
  • Gait characteristics
  • Human gait
  • Human locomotion
  • Locomotion
  • Required COF
  • Slip and fall accident
  • Slips
  • Slips and falls
  • Walking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Lockhart, T. E. (2013). Biomechanics of Human Gait - Slip and Fall Analysis. In Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences: Second Edition (pp. 466-476). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-382165-2.00151-3