TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Introduction.II. Anatomic and Physiologic Bases of The Neuromuscular Mechanism.III. Technic Used in Analyzing The Process of Walking.IV. Movements During Walking.Finlike movement at hip.Flexion reflex element.Support element.Movements of knee.Flexion of knee in position of support.Identity of homolateral movements of arm and leg.V. Summary.
Walking is a highly complicated process. The underlying meachanisms, in view of their importance in all studies of motility, have attracted attention at least since the days of the Weber brothers, nearly one hundred years ago. The general conception of the movements of the four extremities has not changed essentially since it was first described. These movements were recently described thus: "The right upper and left lower limbs are coupled together and swing forwards or backwards at the same time, flexion of one arm occurring with extension of the leg on the
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