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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Gait depends on interactions between the nervous, musculoskeletal, and cardiorespiratory systems and it is affected by our age, personality, mood, and sociocultural factors. Gait involves multiple joints, and joint mobility is a key element in the functioning of proper gait. This course describes the various actions at the joints of the lower limb and the necessary range of motion during each phase of the gait cycle.
This course aims to review the necessary range of motion at the ankle, knee and hip joints for each phase in the gait cycle. It also discusses the influence of ground reaction forces on gait kinetics.
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.