Dr. Alexandra Kopelovich is passionate about teaching biomechanics and kinesiology and promoting evidence-based practice.
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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Human gait depends on a complex interplay between the nervous, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems. It is an integral part of our daily locomotion and a key health indicator. Age, personality, mood and sociocultural factors influence an individual's gait pattern. Gait disorders may lead to falls, injury and reduced quality of life. It is important for rehabilitation professionals to be able to measure and analyse human gait. In this course, the basic terminology and parameters of gait are discussed.
This course aims to pave the way for you to understand the various definitions and terminology of gait.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Doctors, Nurses, Prosthetists, and Orthotists.