An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.
A technique with which an unknown region of a chromosome can be explored. It is generally used to isolate a locus of interest for which no probe is available but that is known to be linked to a gene which has been identified and cloned. A fragment containing a known gene is selected and used as a probe to identify other overlapping fragments which contain the same gene. The nucleotide sequences of these fragments can then be characterized. This process continues for the length of the chromosome.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
Gait abnormalities that are a manifestation of nervous system dysfunction. These conditions may be caused by a wide variety of disorders which affect motor control, sensory feedback, and muscle strength including: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; or MUSCULAR DISEASES.
Movement or the ability to move from one place or another. It can refer to humans, vertebrate or invertebrate animals, and microorganisms.
The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.
Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.
The distal extremity of the leg in vertebrates, consisting of the tarsus (ANKLE); METATARSUS; phalanges; and the soft tissues surrounding these bones.
The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.
Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.
A POSTURE in which an ideal body mass distribution is achieved. Postural balance provides the body carriage stability and conditions for normal functions in stationary position or in movement, such as sitting, standing, or walking.
Walking aids generally having two handgrips and four legs.
A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in SKELETAL MUSCLE group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial STENOSIS; muscle ISCHEMIA; and accumulation of LACTATE.
The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
Sticks used as walking aids. The canes may have three or four prongs at the end of the shaft.
A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
The inferior part of the lower extremity between the KNEE and the ANKLE.
Recording of the changes in electric potential of muscle by means of surface or needle electrodes.
An increase in the rate of speed.
Difficulty in walking from place to place.
An activity in which the body is propelled by moving the legs rapidly. Running is performed at a moderate to rapid pace and should be differentiated from JOGGING, which is performed at a much slower pace.
The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.
Wooden or metal staffs designed to aid a person in walking. (UMDNS,1999)
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).
The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
The use of electronic equipment to observe or record physiologic processes while the patient undergoes normal daily activities.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
The exercise capacity of an individual as measured by endurance (maximal exercise duration and/or maximal attained work load) during an EXERCISE TEST.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.
The position or attitude of the body.
A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
A general term referring to a mild to moderate degree of muscular weakness, occasionally used as a synonym for PARALYSIS (severe or complete loss of motor function). In the older literature, paresis often referred specifically to paretic neurosyphilis (see NEUROSYPHILIS). "General paresis" and "general paralysis" may still carry that connotation. Bilateral lower extremity paresis is referred to as PARAPARESIS.
Lack of perfusion in the EXTREMITIES resulting from atherosclerosis. It is characterized by INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION, and an ANKLE BRACHIAL INDEX of 0.9 or less.
Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.
The projecting part on each side of the body, formed by the side of the pelvis and the top portion of the femur.
Devices, not affixed to the body, designed to help persons having musculoskeletal or neuromuscular disabilities to perform activities involving movement.
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The farthest or outermost projections of the body, such as the HAND and FOOT.
Expenditure of energy during PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Intensity of exertion may be measured by rate of OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; HEAT produced, or HEART RATE. Perceived exertion, a psychological measure of exertion, is included.
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
Activity engaged in for pleasure.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Severe or complete loss of motor function on one side of the body. This condition is usually caused by BRAIN DISEASES that are localized to the cerebral hemisphere opposite to the side of weakness. Less frequently, BRAIN STEM lesions; cervical SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and other conditions may manifest as hemiplegia. The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.
The ability to carry out daily tasks and perform physical activities in a highly functional state, often as a result of physical conditioning.
The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).
The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.
Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A heterogeneous group of nonprogressive motor disorders caused by chronic brain injuries that originate in the prenatal period, perinatal period, or first few years of life. The four major subtypes are spastic, athetoid, ataxic, and mixed cerebral palsy, with spastic forms being the most common. The motor disorder may range from difficulties with fine motor control to severe spasticity (see MUSCLE SPASTICITY) in all limbs. Spastic diplegia (Little disease) is the most common subtype, and is characterized by spasticity that is more prominent in the legs than in the arms. Pathologically, this condition may be associated with LEUKOMALACIA, PERIVENTRICULAR. (From Dev Med Child Neurol 1998 Aug;40(8):520-7)
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Penetrating and non-penetrating injuries to the spinal cord resulting from traumatic external forces (e.g., WOUNDS, GUNSHOT; WHIPLASH INJURIES; etc.).
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.
Nonexpendable items used in the performance of orthopedic surgery and related therapy. They are differentiated from ORTHOTIC DEVICES, apparatus used to prevent or correct deformities in patients.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.
Pathological processes involving any one of the BLOOD VESSELS in the vasculature outside the HEART.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.
The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.
Comprehensive planning for the physical development of the city.
Processes and properties of the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)

Contribution of sensory feedback to the generation of extensor activity during walking in the decerebrate Cat. (1/4297)

In this investigation we have estimated the afferent contribution to the generation of activity in the knee and ankle extensor muscles during walking in decerebrate cats by loading and unloading extensor muscles, and by unilateral deafferentation of a hind leg. The total contribution of afferent feedback to extensor burst generation was estimated by allowing one hind leg to step into a hole in the treadmill belt on which the animal was walking. In the absence of ground support the level of activity in knee and ankle extensor muscles was reduced to approximately 70% of normal. Activity in the ankle extensors could be restored during the "foot-in-hole" trials by selectively resisting extension at the ankle. Thus feedback from proprioceptors in the ankle extensor muscles probably makes a large contribution to burst generation in these muscles during weight-bearing steps. Similarly, feedback from proprioceptors in knee extensor appears to contribute substantially to the activation of knee extensor muscles because unloading and loading these muscles, by lifting and dropping the hindquarters, strongly reduced and increased, respectively, the level of activity in the knee extensors. This conclusion was supported by the finding that partial deafferentation of one hind leg by transection of the L4-L6 dorsal roots reduced the level of activity in the knee extensors by approximately 50%, but did not noticeably influence the activity in ankle extensor muscles. However, extending the deafferentation to include the L7-S2 dorsal roots decreased the ankle extensor activity. We conclude that afferent feedback contributes to more than one-half of the input to knee and ankle extensor motoneurons during the stance phase of walking in decerebrate cats. The continuous contribution of afferent feedback to the generation of extensor activity could function to automatically adjust the intensity of activity to meet external demands.  (+info)

Visual control of locomotion in Parkinson's disease. (2/4297)

The effect of placing parallel lines on the walking surface on parkinsonian gait was evaluated. To identify the kind of visual cues (static or dynamic) required for the control of locomotion, we tested two visual conditions: normal lighting and stroboscopic illumination (three flashes/s), the latter acting to suppress dynamic visual cues completely. Sixteen subjects with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (nine males, seven females; mean age 68.8 years) and the same number of age-matched controls (seven males; nine females, mean age 67.5 years) were studied. During the baseline phase, Parkinson's disease patients walked with a short-stepped, slow velocity pattern. The double limb support duration was increased and the step cadence was reduced relative to normal. Under normal lighting, visual cues from the lines on the walking surface induced a significant improvement in gait velocity and stride length in Parkinson's disease patients. With stroboscopic illumination and without lines, both groups reduced their stride length and velocity but the changes were significant only in the Parkinson's disease group, indicating greater dependence on dynamic visual information. When stroboscopic light was used with stripes on the floor, the improvement in gait due to the stripes was suppressed in parkinsonian patients. These results demonstrate that the perceived motion of stripes, induced by the patient's walking, is essential to improve the gait parameters and thus favour the hypothesis of a specific visual-motor pathway which is particularly responsive to rapidly moving targets. Previous studies have proposed a cerebellar circuit, allowing the visual stimuli to by-pass the damaged basal ganglia.  (+info)

The psychometric properties of clinical rating scales used in multiple sclerosis. (3/4297)

OullII;l y Many clinical rating scales have been proposed to assess the impact of multiple sclerosis on patients, but only few have been evaluated formally for reliability, validity and responsiveness. We assessed the psychometric properties of five commonly used scales in multiple sclerosis, the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Scripps Neurological Rating Scale (SNRS), the Functional Independence Measure (FIM), the Ambulation Index (AI) and the Cambridge Multiple Sclerosis Basic Score (CAMBS). The score frequency distributions of all five scales were either bimodal (EDSS and AI) or severely skewed (SNRS, FIM and CAMBS). The reliability of each scale depended on the definition of 'agreement'. Inter-and intra-rater reliabilities were high when 'agreement' was considered to exist despite a difference of up to 1.0 EDSS point (two 0.5 steps), 13 SNRS points, 9 FIM points, 1 AI point and 1 point on the various CAMBS domains. The FIM, AI, and the relapse and progression domains of the CAMBS were sensitive to clinical change, but the EDSS and the SNRS were unresponsive. The validity of these scales as impairment (SNRS and EDSS) and disability (EDSS, FIM, AI and the disability domain of the CAMBS) measures was established. All scales correlated closely with other measures of handicap and quality of life. None of these scales satisfied the psychometric requirements of outcome measures completely, but each had some desirable properties. The SNRS and the EDSS were reliable and valid measures of impairment and disability, but they were unresponsive. The FIM was a reliable, valid and responsive measure of disability, but it is cumbersome to administer and has a limited content validity. The AI was a reliable and valid ambulation-related disability scale, but it was weakly responsive. The CAMBS was a reliable (all four domains) and responsive (relapse and progression domains) outcome measure, but had a limited validity (handicap domain). These psychometric properties should be considered when designing further clinical trials in multiple sclerosis.  (+info)

Amplitude of the human soleus H reflex during walking and running. (4/4297)

1. The objective of the study was to investigate the amplitude and modulation of the human soleus Hoffmann (H) reflex during walking and during running at different speeds. 2. EMGs were recorded with surface electrodes from the soleus, the medial and lateral head of the gastrocnemius, the vastus lateralis and the anterior tibial muscles. The EMGs and the soleus H reflex were recorded while walking on a treadmill at 4.5 km h-1 and during running at 8, 12 and 15 km h-1. 3. The amplitudes of the M wave and the H reflex were normalized to the amplitude of a maximal M wave elicited by a supramaximal stimulus just after the H reflex to compensate for movements of the recording and stimulus electrodes relative to the nerve and muscle fibres. The stimulus intensity was set to produce M waves that had an amplitude near to 25 % of the maximal M wave measured during the movements. As an alternative, the method of averaging of sweeps in sixteen intervals of the gait cycle was applied to the data. In this case the amplitude of the H reflex was expressed relative to the maximal M wave measured whilst in the standing position. 4. The amplitude of the H reflex was modulated during the gait cycle at all speeds. During the stance phase the reflex was facilitated and during the swing and flight phases it was suppressed. The size of the maximal M wave varied during the gait cycle and this variation was consistent for each subject although different among subjects. 5. The peak amplitude of the H reflex increased significantly (P = 0.04) from walking at 4.5 km h-1 to running at 12 and 15 km h-1 when using the method of correcting for variations of the maximal M wave during the gait cycle. The sweep averaging method showed a small but non-significant decrease (P = 0. 3) from walking to running at 8 km h-1 and a small decrease with running speed (P = 0.3). The amplitude of the EMG increased from walking to running and with running speed. 6. The relatively large H reflex recorded during the stance phase in running indicates that the stretch reflex may influence the muscle mechanics during the stance phase by contributing to the motor output and enhancing muscle stiffness.  (+info)

Long-term functional status and quality of life after lower extremity revascularization. (5/4297)

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the longer term (up to 7 years) functional status and quality of life outcomes from lower extremity revascularization. METHODS: This study was designed as a cross-sectional telephone survey and chart review at the University of Minnesota Hospital. The subjects were patients who underwent their first lower extremity revascularization procedure or a primary amputation for vascular disease between January 1, 1989, and January 31, 1995, who had granted consent or had died. The main outcome measures were ability to walk, SF-36 physical function, SF-12, subsequent amputation, and death. RESULTS: The medical records for all 329 subjects were reviewed after the qualifying procedures for details of the primary procedure (62.6% arterial bypass graft, 36.8% angioplasty, 0.6% atherectomy), comorbidities (64% diabetics), severity of disease, and other vascular risk factors. All 166 patients who were living were surveyed by telephone between June and August 1996. At 7 years after the qualifying procedure, 73% of the patients who were alive still had the qualifying limb, although 63% of the patients had died. Overall, at the time of the follow-up examination (1 to 7.5 years after the qualifying procedure), 65% of the patients who were living were able to walk independently and 43% had little or no limitation in walking several blocks. In a multiple regression model, patients with diabetes and patients who were older were less likely to be able to walk at follow-up examination and had a worse functional status on the SF-36 and a lower physical health on the SF-12. Number of years since the procedure was not a predictor in any of the analyses. CONCLUSION: Although the long-term mortality rate is high in the population that undergoes lower limb revascularization, the survivors are likely to retain their limb over time and have good functional status.  (+info)

Chronic motor neuropathies: response to interferon-beta1a after failure of conventional therapies. (6/4297)

OBJECTIVES: The effect of interferon-beta1a (INF-beta1a; Rebif) was studied in patients with chronic motor neuropathies not improving after conventional treatments such as immunoglobulins, steroids, cyclophosphamide or plasma exchange. METHODS: A prospective open study was performed with a duration of 6-12 months. Three patients with a multifocal motor neuropathy and one patient with a pure motor form of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy were enrolled. Three patients had anti-GM1 antibodies. Treatment consisted of subcutaneous injections of IBF-beta1a (6 MIU), three times a week. Primary outcome was assessed at the level of disability using the nine hole peg test, the 10 metres walking test, and the modified Rankin scale. Secondary outcome was measured at the impairment level using a slightly modified MRC sumscore. RESULTS: All patients showed a significant improvement on the modified MRC sumscore. The time required to walk 10 metres and to fulfil the nine hole peg test was also significantly reduced in the first 3 months in most patients. However, the translation of these results to functional improvement on the modified Rankin was only seen in two patients. There were no severe adverse events. Motor conduction blocks were partially restored in one patient only. Anti-GM1 antibody titres did not change. CONCLUSION: These findings indicate that severely affected patients with chronic motor neuropathies not responding to conventional therapies may improve when treated with INF-beta1a. From this study it is suggested that INF-beta1a should be administered in patients with chronic motor neuropathies for a period of up to 3 months before deciding to cease treatment. A controlled trial is necessary to confirm these findings.  (+info)

Use of computed tomography and plantar pressure measurement for management of neuropathic ulcers in patients with diabetes. (7/4297)

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Total contact casting is effective at healing neuropathic ulcers, but patients have a high rate (30%-57%) of ulcer recurrence when they resume walking without the cast. The purposes of this case report are to describe how data from plantar pressure measurement and spiral x-ray computed tomography (SXCT) were used to help manage a patient with recurrent plantar ulcers and to discuss potential future benefits of this technology. CASE DESCRIPTION: The patient was a 62-year-old man with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) of 34 years' duration, peripheral neuropathy, and a recurrent plantar ulcer. Although total contact casting or relieving weight bearing with crutches apparently allowed the ulcer to heal, the ulcer recurred 3 times in an 18-month period. Spiral x-ray computed tomography and simultaneous pressure measurement were conducted to better understand the mechanism of his ulceration. OUTCOMES: The patient had a severe bony deformity that coincided with the location of highest plantar pressures (886 kPa). The results of the SXCT and pressure measurement convinced the patient to wear his prescribed footwear always, even when getting up in the middle of the night. The ulcer healed in 6 weeks, and the patient resumed his work, which required standing and walking for 8 to 10 hours a day. DISCUSSION: Following intervention, the patient's recurrent ulcer healed and remained healed for several months. Future benefits of these methods may include the ability to define how structural changes of the foot relate to increased plantar pressures and to help design and fabricate optimal orthoses.  (+info)

Behavioral changes and cholinesterase activity of rats acutely treated with propoxur. (8/4297)

Early assessment of neurological and behavioral effects is extremely valuable for early identification of intoxications because preventive measures can be taken against more severe or chronic toxic consequences. The time course of the effects of an oral dose of the anticholinesterase agent propoxur (8.3 mg/kg) was determined on behaviors displayed in the open-field and during an active avoidance task by rats and on blood and brain cholinesterase activity. Maximum inhibition of blood cholinesterase was observed within 30 min after administration of propoxur. The half-life of enzyme-activity recovery was estimated to be 208.6 min. Peak brain cholinesterase inhibition was also detected between 5 and 30 min of the pesticide administration, but the half-life for enzyme activity recovery was much shorter, in the range of 85 min. Within this same time interval of the enzyme effects, diminished motor and exploratory activities and decreased performance of animals in the active avoidance task were observed. Likewise, behavioral normalization after propoxur followed a time frame similar to that of brain cholinesterase. These data indicate that behavioral changes that occur during intoxication with low oral doses of propoxur may be dissociated from signs characteristic of cholinergic over-stimulation but accompany brain cholinesterase activity inhibition.  (+info)

Previous studies testing the association between the built environment and walking behavior have been largely cross-sectional and have yielded mixed results. This study reports on a natural experiment in which changes to the built environment were implemented at a university campus in Hong Kong. Longitudinal data on walking behaviors were collected using surveys, one before and one after changes to the built environment, to test the influence of changes to the built environment on walking behavior. Built environment data are from a university campus in Hong Kong, and include land use, campus bus services, pedestrian network, and population density data collected from campus maps, the university developmental office, and field surveys. Walking behavior data were collected at baseline in March 2012 (n = 198) and after changes to the built environment from the same cohort of subjects in December 2012 (n = 169) using a walking diary. Geographic information systems (GIS) was used to map walking routes and
Previous studies testing the association between the built environment and walking behavior have been largely cross-sectional and have yielded mixed results. This study reports on a natural experiment in which changes to the built environment were implemented at a university campus in Hong Kong. Longitudinal data on walking behaviors were collected using surveys, one before and one after changes to the built environment, to test the influence of changes to the built environment on walking behavior. Built environment data are from a university campus in Hong Kong, and include land use, campus bus services, pedestrian network, and population density data collected from campus maps, the university developmental office, and field surveys. Walking behavior data were collected at baseline in March 2012 (n = 198) and after changes to the built environment from the same cohort of subjects in December 2012 (n = 169) using a walking diary. Geographic information systems (GIS) was used to map walking routes and
Background Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension who achieve a six-minute walk distance of 380-440 m may have improved prognosis. Using the randomized controlled trial of macitentan in pulmonary arterial hypertension (SERAPHIN), the association between six-minute walk distance and long-term outcomes was explored. Methods Patients with six-minute walk distance data at Month 6 were dichotomized as above or below the median six-minute walk distance (400 m) and assessed for future risk of pulmonary arterial hypertension-related death or hospitalization and all-cause death. Additionally, six-minute walk distance values at baseline, Month 6 and the change from baseline to Month 6 were categorized by quartiles. All associations were analyzed by the Kaplan-Meier method using a log-rank test and Cox regression models. Results Patients with a six-minute walk distance |400 m vs. ≤400 m at Month 6 have a reduced risk of pulmonary arterial hypertension-related death or hospitalization (hazard ratio 0
TY - JOUR. T1 - The effects of sensory loss and walking speed on the orbital dynamic stability of human walking. AU - Dingwell, Jonathan B.. AU - Kang, Hyun Gu. AU - Marin, Laura C.. PY - 2007/5/10. Y1 - 2007/5/10. N2 - Peripheral sensory feedback is believed to contribute significantly to maintaining walking stability. Patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy have a greatly increased risk of falling. Previously, we demonstrated that slower walking speeds in neuropathic patients lead to improved local dynamic stability. However, all subjects exhibited significant local instability during walking, even though no subject fell or stumbled during testing. The present study was conducted to determine if and how significant changes in peripheral sensation and walking speed affect orbital stability during walking. Trunk and lower extremity kinematics were examined from two prior experiments that compared patients with significant neuropathy to healthy controls and walking at multiple different ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The efficacy of accumulated short bouts versus single daily bouts of brisk walking in improving aerobic fitness and blood lipid profiles. AU - Woolf-May, K.. AU - Kearney, E.M.. AU - Owen, A.. AU - Jones, D.W.. AU - Davison, R.C.R.. AU - Bird, S.R.. PY - 1999/12. Y1 - 1999/12. N2 - Fifty-six subjects (19 men and 37 woman) aged between 40 and 66 completed the study. They were allocated into three walking groups and a control group (C). The three walking groups performed the same total amount of walking for 18 weeks, but completed it in bouts of differing durations and frequencies. These were Long Walkers (LW; 20-40 min/bout), Intermediate Walkers (IW; 10-15 min/bout) and Short Walkers (SW; 5-10 min/bout); with the IW and SW performing more than one bout of walking a day. Following the 18 week walking programme, compared to the C group all walking groups showed similar improvements in fitness as determined by a reduction in blood lactate during a graded treadmill walking test (LW ...
Background: Previous studies testing the association between the built environment and walking behavior have been largely cross-sectional and have yielded mixed results. This study reports on a natural experiment in which changes to the built environment were implemented at a university campus in Hong Kong. Longitudinal data on walking behaviors were collected using surveys, one before and one after changes to the built environment, to test the influence of changes to the built environment on walking behavior. Methods: Built environment data are from a university campus in Hong Kong, and include land use, campus bus services, pedestrian network, and population density data collected from campus maps, the university developmental office, and field surveys. Walking behavior data were collected at baseline in March 2012 (n = 198) and after changes to the built environment from the same cohort of subjects in December 2012 (n = 169) using a walking diary. Geographic information systems (GIS) was used ...
To examine long term changes on glycated hemoglobin in sedentary employees exposed to two different walking programs during a 10-week intervention. A total of 68 sedentary employees participated in a 10-week walking intervention and were randomly assigned to one of three groups: intermittent walking, continuous walking or control group. Hemoglobin A1cNOW+ device tested glycated hemoglobin and accelerometry assessed physical activity. Results showed glycated hemoglobin significantly decreased over the ten weeks (5.82±0.49, 5.66±0.44) F(1,64) =4.229, p=.044) in the continuous walking group. Post-Hoc test showed the continuous walking group was significantly affected, F=8.463, p=.009, with a large size effect n2=.297. There were no changes within the intermittent group (5.69±0.63, 5.63±0.6) or control group (5.59±0.6, 5.6±0.54) (p,0.05). Accelerometry showed a main effect of time by group interaction F(4,124) =4.688, p=0.001). Post-Hoc indicated that the continuous walking group took ...
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Walking interventions have been shown to have a positive impact on physical activity (PA) levels, health and wellbeing for adult and older adult populations. There has been very little work carried out to explore the effectiveness of walking interventions for adults with intellectual disabilities. This paper will provide details of the Walk Well intervention, designed for adults with intellectual disabilities, and a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to test its effectiveness. This study will adopt a RCT design, with participants allocated to the walking intervention group or a waiting list control group. The intervention consists of three PA consultations (baseline, six weeks and 12 weeks) and an individualised 12 week walking programme. A range of measures will be completed by participants at baseline, post intervention (three months from baseline) and at follow up (three months post intervention and six months from baseline). All outcome measures will be collected by a researcher who will be blinded
Scotland has a policy aimed at increasing physical activity levels in the population, but evidence on how to achieve this is still developing. Studies that focus on encouraging real world participants to start physical activity in their settings are needed. The Walking for Well-being in the West study was designed to assess the effectiveness of a pedometer-based walking programme in combination with physical activity consultation. The study was multi-disciplinary and based in the community. Walking for Well-being in the West investigated whether Scottish men and women, who were not achieving the current physical activity recommendation, increased and maintained walking behaviour over a 12 month period. This paper outlines the rationale and design of this innovative and pragmatic study. Participants were randomised into two groups: Group 1: Intervention (pedometer-based walking programme combined with a series of physical activity consultations); Group 2: Waiting list control for 12 weeks (followed by
This section describes innovative interspecies epidemiological approaches to understanding the data. DogEpi concepts are not meant to hound researchers, nor meant to be a golden (standard) retriever of epidemiological wisdom, but they are descended from the litter of current epidemiological thought, some of which is scatological. Firstly, the notion of dog walking to total walking ratio (DWTWR) and dog walking to total physical activity ratio (DWTPAR). The DWTWR, which is the percentage of all walking that was dog walking, was 22.9%. For 12% of the population, dog walking was half of their total walking. As a percentage of all physical activity, the DWTPAR was 13%, with 9% of the population doing at least half their total activity as dog walking. More important is the DAF (dog attributable fraction), which is an epidemiological estimate of the proportion of disease which might be prevented if all of the dog owners walked their dogs for at least 150 minutes per week. If this occurred, the ...
One of the most powerful and underrated ways to lose weight, stay healthy and live longer is an activity we do every day - walking. Even walking for an average of only 30 minutes a day can have huge health benefits, such as lowering your risk of stroke by 35% and Type 2 diabetes by 40%. The best thing about walking is that its free and easy to fit into your daily routine.. Here are some benefits of walking from the home doctor experts at House Call Doctor.. It can help you manage your weight. Walking is a great way to burn calories. This will depend on a few factors, including your walking speed, distance covered, terrain and your weight. Interval walking is a great way to burn the most calories. For example, you can experiment with walking fast for a minute and then cool down for two minutes until you reach 30 minutes total.. It can improve your mood. Walking can greatly improve your mental health. Aim for 30 minutes of brisk walking to help reduce anxiety, depression and a negative mood. It ...
An estimated 42% of older adults describe limited participation in outdoor walking defined as walking outside fewer than 3 days a week.1 Infrequent performance of outdoor walking is a marker of frailty2 and can increase the risk of mobility and self-care decline, social isolation and reduced health-related quality of life (HRQL).3 4 Difficulty walking represents a key individual barrier to community mobility in older adults.5 Decreased fitness, balance and leg strength are physical factors that contribute to reductions in outdoor walking.2 6 Psychological factors, such as fear of moving outdoors and decreased self-efficacy in community mobility, may also limit engagement in outdoor walking among older adults.2 7 Moreover, environmental barriers, including poor social support, scheduling, cost (eg, parking), transportation, walking distance to the destination, time limits/attentional demands (eg, walk signals and crowds),8 physical barriers (eg, stairs and curbs),8 physical load,8 poor ...
This is a group randomized trial where 8 communities in Worcester and Lowell (4 per city) will be randomly assigned to the 6-month dog walking intervention or a standard, self-help, print-based physical activity control condition. Dog owners (N=120; 15 per community) will be recruited. The intervention includes a social networking website, monthly newsletters, twice monthly neighborhood dog walks and community events. The intervention will: 1) educate owners about the benefits of dog walking to themselves and their dog, 2) teach strategies for regular dog walking, 3) teach dog walking tips and provide dog training seminars, 4) promote self-monitoring and goal setting for dog walking, 5) provide social networking opportunities for dog owners and 6) promote a sense of community via participation in neighborhood dog walks and community events. Intervention feasibility will be assessed by measures of implementation success, including recruitment and retention rates, website use, intervention ...
The average participant in a pedometer-based walking program without dietary change can expect to lose a modest amount of weight, on the order of 1 kg. Results from the 9 cohorts we examined were remarkably consistent and did not vary by the population targeted or the goal-setting strategies used. These findings are consistent with previous research showing that increasing moderate-intensity physical activity tends to result in a modest amount of weight loss.27-30. The amount of weight loss attributable to pedometer-based walking programs is small but important from a clinical perspective. According to the meta-regression results, the average participant adhering to a pedometer-based walking program can expect to lose about 0.05 kg per week. That translates to a weight loss of about 1 lb every 10 weeks. Over a year, participants can expect to lose about 5 lb. Although a 5-lb weight loss for an overweight participant may represent only 2% to 3% of that persons body weight, if the participant ...
A new study has reaffirmed a link between stroke reduction and walking in older men-but the link has more to do with time spent walking than intensity of the activity.. In an article published in the November 14 issue of Stroke, British researchers report on data involving 3,357 ambulatory men who took part in a 10-year study related to heart health. The men ranged in age from 60 to 80 and were grouped according to time spent walking, among other factors.. Researchers found that over the 10-year period, the men who spent more time walking every week (8 to 14 hours) reduced risk of stroke by about 33% over those who spent minimal time walking (0 to 3 hours a week). That finding wasnt surprising in itself, but when researchers compared distance/speed data among time cohorts, they found no significant association between distance and risk reduction. In other words, time spent walking mattered more than pace.. Among community-dwelling older men we observed … a strong inverse dose-response ...
A new study has reaffirmed a link between stroke reduction and walking in older men-but the link has more to do with time spent walking than intensity of the activity.. In an article published in the November 14 issue of Stroke, British researchers report on data involving 3,357 ambulatory men who took part in a 10-year study related to heart health. The men ranged in age from 60 to 80 and were grouped according to time spent walking, among other factors.. Researchers found that over the 10-year period, the men who spent more time walking every week (8 to 14 hours) reduced risk of stroke by about 33% over those who spent minimal time walking (0 to 3 hours a week). That finding wasnt surprising in itself, but when researchers compared distance/speed data among time cohorts, they found no significant association between distance and risk reduction. In other words, time spent walking mattered more than pace.. Among community-dwelling older men we observed … a strong inverse dose-response ...
Introduction: The aim of the study was to determine the impact of systematic individual Nordic Walking training on physical performance in older men. Material and methods: The study included 18 men (aged 52 to 73), divided into two groups. Group I (the experimental group) underwent an 8-week Nordic Walking training, while group II (the control group) did not perform any physical activity during the analyzed period. The level of physical exercise tolerance was assessed twice: at the beginning and after eight weeks of the study period using the Finnish walking test and the 30-minute walking test. The results were analyzed with the use of Statistica 10. software. Results: The results of the initial Finnish walking test show that the average values of the Fitness Index, time of a 2-kilometer distance coverage and HR were similar in both study groups. After 8 weeks, a statistically significant improvement in exercise tolerance was observed in the experimental group. Aerobic endurance evaluated on the ...
Background: Physical activity has numerous health benefits, including improving weight management. The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend ≥150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity (e.g., brisk walking) for substantial health benefits. Walking is the most commonly reported physical activity by U.S. adults.. Methods: CDC used data from the 2005 and 2010 National Health Interview Surveys to assess changes in prevalence of walking (defined as walking for transportation or leisure in at least one bout of 10 minutes or more in the preceding 7 days) by sex, age group, race/ethnicity, education, body mass index category, walking assistance status, region, and physician-diagnosed chronic disease. CDC also assessed the association between walking and meeting the aerobic physical activity guideline. Results: Overall, walking prevalence increased significantly from 55.7% in 2005 to 62.0% in 2010. Significantly higher walking prevalence was observed in most ...
Heart Foundation Walking is a large, free, community walking program that is unique in its scale and population reach, engaging more than 22,000 registered participants at the time of this evaluation. The program reached and retained a large number of participants, including vulnerable groups. The program had particularly high reach in remote and sparsely populated regions where physical activity facilities and programs are likely to be limited. Retention rates compare favourably to others reported in the scientific literature [20, 21].. The recruitment success of walking groups is often measured by the numbers of participants joining, rather than the reach to those who stand to benefit most [22]. However, walking groups have the potential to widen health inequities if they are not sensitively targeted to reach and cater to the needs of these high-risk groups [7] including women, people who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, older adults, adults who are overweight or obese, and people with, or ...
Physical activities are important in management and control of type 2 diabetes.[3],/ref,.[6] In the studies.[3][8] structured aerobic exercises such as walking reduces the absolute haemoglobin A1c value by about 0.6% and improves insulin sensitivity. The study proves that aerobic training such as walking combined with resistance training improves glycaemic control.[9] suggests that daily walking combined with diet therapy is useful for obese patients and can likewise work with type 2 diabetes. Although it is evident that physical activities such as walking helps control type 2 diabetes, 60-80% of the adult population in the US do not meet the recommended levels of physical activity.[2] Much of this low engagement in physical activities such as walking is correlated to the fear of walking alone and the risk of danger while walking outside.[10] This is in congruence to the study.[7] which states that lifestyle has an important role in reducing risk for type 2 diabetes since lifestyle is a factor ...
Background Walking while performing another task (eg, talking) is challenging for many stroke survivors, yet its neural basis are not fully understood. Objective To investigate prefrontal cortex activation and its relationship to gait measures while walking under single-task (ST) and dual-task (DT) conditions (ie, walking while simultaneously performing a cognitive task) in stroke survivors. Methods We acquired near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) data from the prefrontal cortex during treadmill walking in ST and DT conditions in chronic stroke survivors and healthy controls. We also acquired functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and NIRS during simulated walking under these conditions. Results NIRS revealed increased oxygenated hemoglobin concentration in DT-walking compared with ST-walking for both groups. For simulated walking, NIRS showed a significant effect of group and group × task, being greater on both occasions, in stroke survivors. A greater increase in brain activation observed from ST
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Moritoh is developing POPO, a walking aid that enables walking practice while reducing the load from the users body weight.. Until now, there hasnt been a load-reducing walking aid - a device that lets users walk while reducing the load from their body weight. During the last 2-3 years, suspension walking lifts have become commonly used for rehabilitation in Japan. A machine that suspends from overhead to reduce the load from body weight needs to be large. So were developing POPO as a new kind of walking aid - one thats as compact as possible.. In Japan, when people start having difficulty walking, they end up using wheelchairs at a comparatively early stage. Thats true in hospitals as well. People use all kinds of walking aids, but if theres concern that theyll have an accident and make their condition worse, they immediately switch to a wheelchair. When that happens, theres a strong tendency for whatever core functionality people have to deteriorate. Weve developed this machine to ...
Self-reported daily walking time in COPD: relationship with relevant clinical and functional characteristics Maria A Ramon,1–3 Cristina Esquinas,1 Miriam Barrecheguren,1 Eulogio Pleguezuelos,4,5 Jesús Molina,6 José A Quintano,7 Miguel Roman-Rodríguez,8 Karlos Naberan,9 Carl Llor,10 Carlos Roncero,11–14 Marc Miravitlles1,3 1Department of Pneumology, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, 2Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 3Biomedical Research Networking Center Consortium of Respiratory Diseases (CIBERES), 4Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Mataró Hospital, 5TecnoCampus, College of Health Sciences, University of Pompeu Fabra, Mataró-Maresme, Barcelona, 6Francia Health Center, Dirección Asistencial Oeste, Madrid, 7Lucena Health Center I, Lucena, Córdoba, 8Son Pisà Primary Health Care Center, Palma de Mallorca, 9Campo de Belchite Health Center, Zaragoza, 10Primary Care Centre Via Roma, 11Addiction
Key findings:. · Walking boosts positivity and unleashes creativity, say 97%. · 1 in 2 Millennials experience reduction in stress and hypertension, post walking. · Walking uplifts the mood, say 37% patients suffering from Depression. · Almost 9 out 10 feel that walking helps reduce lifestyle related illnesses. New Delhi, April 7, 2017: In line with the theme of World Health Day 2017 - Depression - Max Bupa has unveiled the findings of its intercity consumer survey, Max Bupa Walk for Health. The fourth edition of the Max Bupa Walk For Health Survey reveals a strong correlation between walking and depression. According to the Survey, 97% of Indians who walk regularly, experience improvement in their mental and emotional health. Max Bupa Walk for Health Survey is a first of its kind study on walking behaviour of Millennials and Elderly carried across 4 cities, namely, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Jaipur.. Max Bupa Walk for Health Survey also reveals that walking helps control stress among ...
The pilot study results, published in the summer issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy, suggest most children werent wearing orthoses or footwear that helped them improve their daily walking activity in amount or intensity, Bjornson and colleagues wrote. They pointed out that the two children whose shank-to-vertical angle was optimized were also those who demonstrated the greatest positive effects of AFOs and footwear on daily walking activity and intensity.. When they walked, they walked at higher rates, Bjornson said. Kids with CP walk slower and cant keep up with their peers. So, hopefully, interventions would help them walk more, and, when they do walk, walk faster. Hopefully they can keep up with their peers walking to the bus, or they can run to first base when they want to when they play baseball.. Elaine Owen, MSc, MCSP, a pediatric physical therapist at the Child Development Center in Bangor, North Wales, UK, told LER: Pediatrics the benefits for children with CP of walking outside ...
During human walking, mechanical energy transfers between segments via joints. Joint mechanics of the human body are coordinated with each other to adapt to speed change. The aim of this study is to analyze the functional behaviors of major joints during walking, and how joints and segments alter walking speed during different periods (collision, rebound, preload, and push-off) of stance phase. In this study, gait experiment was performed with three different self-selected speeds. Mechanical works of joints and segments were determined with collected data. Joint function indices were calculated based on net joint work. The results show that the primary functional behaviors of joints would not change with altering walking speed, but the function indices might be changed slightly (e.g., strut functions decrease with increasing walking speed). Waist acts as strut during stance phase and contributes to keep stability during collision when walking faster. Knee of stance leg does not contribute to ...
|p||b|OBJECTIVE: |/b|Determining the maximum walking time (MWT) using the treadmill test is the gold standard method for evaluating walking capacity and treatment effect in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). However, self reported functional disability is important when assessing quality of life. Changes in the Walking Estimated Limitation Calculated by History (WELCH) questionnaire scores were compared with the MWT.|/p| |p||b|METHODS: |/b|A cross sectional study was performed in patients with intermittent claudication. The treadmill test (3.2 km/h; 10% gradient) and WELCH questionnaire were administered to all patients for objective evaluation of walking capacity. Given the log normal distribution of these parameters in patients with PAD, a log transformation was applied to the WELCH score (LnW) and maximum walking time (LnT). The responsiveness of the WELCH score was determined using mean changes and correlation coefficients of LnW and LnT changes. The effect of time on the
Walking is an excellent exercise for burning calories and for improving cardiovascular fitness. Recent research has revealed that fast walking is superior to slow walking, especially for reducing abdominal fat. Overweight women who walked at a fast pace lost significantly more abdominal fat than those who walked at a slow pace, even though both groups did the same amount of walking over the six-month study period.
Regular physical activity (PA) is a major factor in maintaining health in aging populations. This study examines the influences of sociodemographic, health, and environmental characteristics on older adults walking behaviors, and the role physicians can play in promoting physical activity. Online and paper surveys (n = 272) were distributed to community-dwelling older (age ≥ 60) adults from a large integrated healthcare system in two counties in Central Texas. Descriptive statistics were utilized to characterize participants walking behaviors and places. Multivariate logistic regression was employed to predict being: 1) a frequent walker (i.e., walking at least three times a week); and 2) meeting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) PA recommendation through walking (i.e., walking ≥150 min per week), while considering sociodemographic, health, and environmental factors. Individuals had a median age of 69 years, were of both genders (50.37 % female), and were primarily non-Hispanic
Scientists have proved what anyone walking down a crowded street in modern city knows: those who gaze at their phones while ambulating are a danger to themselves and others.. Detailed here at PLOS ONE in research titled Texting and Walking: Strategies for Postural Control and Implications for Safety, the authors explain that they subjected 26 test subjects to experiments in which they measured normal walking, walking while reading a phone and walking while sending a text message. Subjects were screened to ensure they were familiar with modern phones with QWERTY keyboards.. Eight cameras were used to record subjects movement on an ~8.5m course and they captured all sorts of data: the paper says Relative motion between the thorax and head (neck motion), and between pelvis and thorax (trunk motion) were obtained by subtracting the time series of the relevant angles of the lower segment from the higher segment.. Those measurements lead to a very detailed discussion of kinematics and other ...
Several studies have explored the connection between walking speed and lifespan. One study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that walking speed, along with age and sex, was a reliable predictor of life expectancy. Another study found that risk of mortality decreases with higher walking intensity and increases with low walking pace.. The researchers in this study added another variable: weight. A persons body mass index (BMI) has long been an indicator of longevity. BMI refers to the ratio of a persons weight with respect to his/her height. The common perception is that a person with higher BMI weight has an increased risk of all-cause mortality (especially cardiovascular disease) while a person with lower BMI is generally healthier. However, the researchers findings may prove otherwise.. The researchers analyzed data from 474,919 people whose information were collected through the UK Biobank. The people had a mean age of 52.. Their findings revealed that ...
Certain conditions may put limitations on your movement with aging. Walking, moving or simply standing up may seem an arduous task. A wide range of mobility aids is available now to put an end to this. A standard walking stick with a T-shaped handle or L-shaped Fritz handle is the perfect companion for you during regular morning or evening walks. The Vissco and Tynor walking canes are elegant in aesthetic appeal and sturdy in support with firm rubber base. For extra support, especially for those with weak footing due to Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Parkinsons, Ataxia etc., a quadripod or tripod walking stick is the best choice. If you easily run out of breath while walking, due to asthma or chronic fatigue, you may opt for walking stick with seat which allows the provision of a seat anywhere. During post stroke or post surgical recovery, walkers are a better choice over walking sticks as they provide additional four points of support and reduces the chances of falling. Hemiplegic walker and ...
By Michael Grady, Yoga International. For many people the most convenient and practical exercise is walking. Walking not only conditions the heart and lungs, but also burns calories, alleviates stress, stimulates digestion and elimination, and expels stale air and carbon dioxide from the lungs. Walking is safe, convenient, and economical, and with proper clothing it can be done in all kinds of weather. A walk can accommodate all ages and fitness levels it doesn t matter whether you are old or young, stiff or flexible, in vibrant health or recovering from a major trauma or illness. Whatever your condition, there is a pace and style of walking that will leave you feeling more refreshed and energized. Even an experienced runner with the ability to pound the pavement in a rousing roadside run can still find a cardiovascular challenge in combining yogic breathing techniques with walking. Why not substitute low-impact walking and save your joints from trauma?. Walking while employing special breathing ...
Objective - To assess the relationship of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) to walking difficulty.. Methods - A population cohort aged ≥55 years recruited from 1996-98 (n=28,451) completed a standardized questionnaire assessing demographics, health conditions, joint complaints and functional limitations, including difficulty walking in the past 3 months. Survey data were linked to health administrative databases; self-report and administrative data were used to identify health conditions. Hip/knee OA was defined as self-reported swelling, pain, or stiffness in a hip or knee lasting ≥6 weeks in the past 3 months without an inflammatory arthritis diagnosis. Using multivariable logistic regression, we examined the determinants of walking difficulty and constructed a clinical nomogram.. Results - 18,490 cohort participants were eligible (mean age 68 years, 60% female). 25% reported difficulty walking. Difficulty walking was significantly and independently associated with older age, female sex, ...
When scientists measured participants before and after they joined a walking group, there were significant differences. Heres the case for rallying up friends and co-workers to go for regular walks.
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If just walking isnt working - maybe its time to ramp things up with some power walking!. Here are some tips for getting your walking routine going with power walking.. Power Walking Form. To get the most out of your power walk, youll need to follow the correct form. If you feel self-conscious, either get over it or move to a private area! When you power walk, sources say you need to keep your arms swinging and your chin up, and get your toes pointing up with each forward step (some refer to this as keeping your heels up. Either way, the point is to get your legs and feet moving in a heel-ball-toe formation).. Big Steps. One of the keys to power walking is to take lunging steps. When you power walk, you are moving fast but not necessarily taking long strides (in fact, sources say you should aim for quick, small steps as you power walk), but you can intersperse this with extra-long strides or lunges as you go. The lunges give your legs an extra workout and work the muscles a bit differently ...
Stroke patients frequently need walking aids such as 4-point canne. However, the 4-point canne has to be lifted by the patient which limited gait speed. The adjunction of small wheel below the 4 point of the canne (4-roll) gives the possibility to the patient to walk without having to lift the canne as it will roll over the ground.. OBJECTIVE To compare the gait parameters with a 4-point canne and with a 4-roll canne METHODS The investigators will recruited stroke patients who necessitate 4 point-canne as walking aids. A 10 meters walking test, a 6 minutes walking test, an estimated energy cost and a patients satisfaction will be monitored with a 4-point canne (day 1) and with a 4-roll canne (day 2) in a cross-over study. The first tested device will be randomized.. PERSPECTIVE The investigators hope to demonstrate that a 4-roll canne makes possible to walk faster in a safe way after stroke ...
In the present study, it is shown that walking speed significantly relates to changes in the lipid profile in healthy middle-aged men and women walking 12 days to Santiago de Compostela. A higher walking speed was related to a higher increase in HDL-c and attenuated decrease in LDL-c and total cholesterol, a relationship that was not explained by changes in body weight. Differences in walking speed were not related to changes in blood pressure, weight, waist circumference, triglycerides or glucose.. Several well-designed randomised controlled trials, controlling for exercise volume, report no effects of exercise intensity on plasma lipoproteins or on other cardiovascular risk factors.7-10 These trials describe long-term changes (after 3-8 months) in cardiovascular risk factors and the total weekly amount of exercise is limited (not more than 3 h or 1000-1200 calories/week).7-10 The present study describes changes in cardiovascular risk factors during exercise, and the daily amount of exercise in ...
News from Loftus ACCORD Walking Group. ​. Its been a busy few months for Loftus ACCORD Walking Group, with several guided walks taking place as well as work on footpaths around the Loftus area. The group has also been distributing copies of the four walks leaflets it produced with funding from Awards for All. Its planned and led six guided walks so far this year, with a total of some 150 walkers taking part; the group also delivered walks for Redcar & Cleveland Borough Councils Summer 2018 Walking Festival.. Footpath repair and enhancement work has been taking place in locations such as Swalwell Wood, Handale and along the path between Liverton and Waupley. This work has involved close collaboration with the borough council and the North York Moors National Park Authority. Marshall Best, Chair of the group says Loftus Parish was awarded Walkers are Welcome status in 2015 and since then volunteers have worked hard to provide walks, keep paths in good condition and promote the district as a ...
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Among more than 13 000 postmenopausal women in the WHI, slower walking speeds at baseline were associated with higher risk of incident ischemic stroke. In multivariate analyses, compared to women in the fastest tertile of walking speed, those with walking speeds in the second tertile (1.06m/s to 1.24 m/s) had a 29% increase in incident ischemic stroke risk (95% CI: 0.92 to 1.82), and those in the slowest tertile (,1.06 m/s) had a 69% increased incident ischemic stroke risk (95% CI: 1.21 to 2.36). This relationship persisted after adjustment for other tests of physical performance and was not affected by exclusion of women with baseline disease that may have affected walking ability or speed, or those who had exceptionally slow walking speeds. Notably, the strength of the association of walking speed with incident ischemic stroke in this group of women is independent of and comparable, if not stronger, to established risk factors for stroke, including hypertension and diabetes.. Stroke is one of ...
View more ,Introduction: Walking tests, including the endurance shuttle walk test (ESWT), have been used to assess functional capacity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Learning effects through repeated practice have been reported for some field walking tests. However, the repeatability of ESWT at various time points, i.e. within the same day, within the week and one week apart, has not been examined. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the repeatability of ESWT overtime to determine whether or not a learning effect existed. Methods: Twenty‐two participants diagnosed with COPD [age 71 ± 6 years; FEV1% predicted 54 ± 24%] were recruited. Participants performed two incremental shuttle walk tests to determine the walking speed for the ESWT and a practice ESWT (Ep) to determine whether the ESWT level was appropriate. ESWT 1(E1) and ESWT 2(E2) were performed on the same day, 30 min apart; ESWT 3(E3) was performed within a week from E2; ESWT 4(E4) was performed one ...
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between walking ability and muscle atrophy in the trunk and lower limbs. Subjects in this longitudinal study were 21 elderly women who resided in nursing homes. The thicknesses of the following trunk and lower-limb muscles were measured using B-mode ultrasound: rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, transversus abdominis, erector spinae, lumbar multifidus, psoas major, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, biceps femoris, gastrocnemius, soleus, and tibialis anterior. Maximum walking speed was used to represent walking ability. Maximum walking speed and muscle thickness were assessed before and after a 12-month period. Of the 17 measured muscles of the trunk and lower limbs, age-related muscle atrophy in elderly women was greatest in the erector spinae, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, and tibialis anterior muscles. Correlation coefficient analyses
If you have decided to start a walking program, you might want to engage the support of a fitness or health coach. A certified coach can answer questions, allow individuals to identify current or potential barriers, devise a solution, and help employees implement a personal walking plan. In addition they may help individuals to modify unhealthy behaviors and set realistic goals about weight loss! In a recent Research and Marketing report http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reportinfo.asp?report_id=302705 the health coach was identified as a key player on the team of professionals encouraging employees to take charge of their health. Think about a health coach for your company walking program. It is worth the investment ...
1. This study examined the influence of brisk walking on skeletal status in post-menopausal women.. 2. Subjects were 84 healthy women aged 60-70 years who were previously sedentary and at least 5 years post-menopausal. Subjects were randomly assigned to walking (n = 43) and control (n = 41) groups. Walkers followed a 12-month, largely unsupervised programme of brisk walking. The bone mineral density of the lumbar spine, femoral neck and calcaneus and broadband ultrasonic attention of the calcaneus were measured at baseline and after 12 months.. 3. Forty control subjects and 38 walkers completed the study. Walkers built up to 20.4 ± 3.8 min/day (mean ± SD) of brisk walking. Body mass increased in control subjects relative to walkers [mean change (SE) ± 0.9 (0.3) and −0.1 (0.3) kg respectively; P = 0.04]. Predicted maximum oxygen uptake increased in walkers by 2.1 (0.9) ml min−1 kg−1 (P = 0.02). Bone mineral density in the lumbar spine and calcaneus fell in control subjects [-0.005 ...
Balance walking (also called Nordic walking, walking with poles, or walking with trekking poles) offers many health benefits. Recently, Krin Patrie, Director of Balance Walking, spoke with me about the benefits of walking with poles, including the benefits for people with neuromuscular disease. - Balance Walking and Neuromuscular Disease - Neuromuscular Diseases at BellaOnline
TY - JOUR. T1 - Association of six-minute walk distance with subsequent lower extremity events in peripheral artery disease. AU - Nayak, Pooja. AU - Guralnik, Jack M.. AU - Polonsky, Tamar S.. AU - Kibbe, Melina R.. AU - Tian, Lu. AU - Zhao, Lihui. AU - Criqui, Michael H.. AU - Ferrucci, Luigi. AU - Li, Lingyu. AU - Zhang, Dongxue. AU - McDermott, Mary M.. N1 - Funding Information: The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: this work was funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01-HL083064 and R01-109244) and by intramural support from the National Institute on Aging and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Publisher Copyright: © The Author(s) 2020. Copyright: Copyright 2020 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2020/8/1. Y1 - 2020/8/1. N2 - The prognostic significance of the six-minute walk distance for lower extremity events in people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) is unknown. This ...
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Your physiotherapist has developed a physical activity program of morning exercises and daily walking for you to complete during your first few weeks following surgery. The program has been designed to help your recovery and prepare you for cardiac rehabilitation.. The day you travel home from hospital, we ask that you rest and enjoy your return home. The next day (day one at home) begin the stretch/strength exercise program that a therapist reviewed with you prior to your departure from hospital.. The following day (second full day at home) begin your walking program. The program is designed to build your endurance, and later build up your speed. It is designed for you based on your heart function, your recovery in hospital and your previous level of activity.. The goal is for you to exercise regularly for a positive lifestyle, as well as to help you return to the activities that you most enjoy (swimming, golf, gardening, etc.). In the longer term, your goal is to exercise five to seven times ...
Recent advances in non-invasive brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies have shown the feasibility of neural decoding for both users gait intent and continuous kinematics. However, the dynamics of cortical involvement in human upright walking with a closed-loop BCI has not been investigated. This study aims to investigate the changes of cortical involvement in human treadmill walking with and without BCI control of a walking avatar. Source localization revealed significant differences in cortical network activity between walking with and without closed-loop BCI control. Our results showed sustained α/µ suppression in the Posterior Parietal Cortex and Inferior Parietal Lobe, indicating increases of cortical involvement during walking with BCI control. We also observed significant increased activity of the Anterior Cingulate Cortex (ACC) in the low frequency band suggesting the presence of a cortical network involved in error monitoring and motor learning. Additionally, the presence of low γ
TY - JOUR. T1 - Relationship between dual-task gait speed and walking activity poststroke. AU - Feld, Jody A.. AU - Zukowski, Lisa A.. AU - Howard, Annie G.. AU - Giuliani, Carol A.. AU - Altmann, Lori J.P.. AU - Najafi, Bijan. AU - Plummer, Prudence. PY - 2018/1/1. Y1 - 2018/1/1. N2 - Background and Purpose-Gait speed does not adequately predict whether stroke survivors will be active in the community. This may be because traditional single-task gait speed does not sufficiently reproduce the demands of walking in the real world. This study assessed whether dual-task gait speed accounts for variance in daily ambulatory activity above what can be predicted with habitual (single task) gait speed in community-dwelling stroke survivors. Methods-Twenty-eight community-dwelling individuals, 58.2 years of age (SD=16.6), 8.9 months poststroke (interquartile range, 3.7-19.4), completed a gait and cognitive task in single- and dual-task conditions. Daily ambulatory activity was captured using a physical ...
Background Motor intervention plays an important role in reducing the disabilities of Down syndrome (DS). A lack of balance and postural control has created motor problems in DS patients. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine the effect of backward walking on postural stability of DS patients. Materials and Methods Sixteen DS children with 8-10 age range were selected by convenience sampling method and assigned to control and experimental groups. The experimental group performed backward walking training for 8 weeks (2 sessions per week, each session for 25 min). The dynamic postural stability of both groups was examined by Biodex stability system (general balance, medial collateral and anterior-posterior balance indexes) before, during and after the training (pretest, 4th week, 8th week and 18th week). To analyze the data and test the hypotheses, independent t test was used. Results The results of this study showed that the three balance indexes in the experimental group was drastically lower
This study tested the psychometric properties of the Walking Impairment Questionnaire (WIQ) in overweight patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
UNLABELLED: Jung T, Lee D, Charalambous C, Vrongistinos K. The influence of applying additional weight to the affected leg on gait patterns during aquatic treadmill walking in people poststroke.. OBJECTIVE: To investigate how the application of additional weights to the affected leg influences gait patterns of people poststroke during aquatic treadmill walking.. DESIGN: Comparative gait analysis.. SETTING: University-based aquatic therapy center.. PARTICIPANTS: Community-dwelling volunteers (n=22) with chronic hemiparesis caused by stroke.. INTERVENTIONS: Not applicable.. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Spatiotemporal and kinematic gait parameters.. RESULTS: The use of an ankle weight showed an increase in the stance phase percentage of gait cycle (3%, P=.015) when compared with no weight. However, the difference was not significant after a Bonferroni adjustment was applied for a more stringent statistical analysis. No significant differences were found in cadence and stride length. The use of an ankle ...
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Treadmill exercise is commonly used as an alternative to over-ground walking or running. Increasing evidence indicated the kinetics of treadmill exercise is different from that of over-ground. Biomechanics of treadmill or over-ground exercises have been investigated in terms of energy consumption, ground reaction force, and surface EMG signals. These indexes cannot accurately characterize the musculoskeletal loading, which directly contributes to tissue injuries. This study aimed to quantify the differences of lower limb joint angles and muscle forces in treadmills and over-ground exercises. 10 healthy volunteers were required to walk at 100 and 120 steps/min and run at 140 and 160 steps/min on treadmill and ground. The joint flexion angles were obtained from the motion capture experiments and were used to calculate the muscle forces with an inverse dynamic method. Hip, knee, and ankle joint motions of treadmill and over-ground conditions were similar in walking, yet different in running. Compared with
Background: Despite current rehabilitation programs, long-term engagement in physical activity remains a significant challenge for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure (HF). Novel strategies to promote physical activity in these populations are greatly needed. Emerging literature on the benefits of both mind-body interventions and web-based interventions provide the rationale for the development of the Mindful Steps intervention for increasing walking behavior. Objective: This study aims to develop a novel multimodal mind-body exercise intervention through adaptation of an existing web-based physical activity intervention and incorporation of mind-body exercise, and to pilot test the delivery of the new intervention, Mindful Steps, in a randomized controlled feasibility trial in older adults with COPD and/or HF. Methods: In phase 1, guided by a theoretical conceptual model and review of the literature on facilitators and barriers of physical activity in COPD and
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The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of moderate-to-high intensity Nordic walking (NW) on functional capacity and pain in fibromyalgia (FM). A total of 67 women with FM were recruited to the study and randomized either to moderate-to-high intensity Nordic Walking (n = 34, age 48 ± 7.8 years) or to a control group engaging in supervised low-intensity walking (LIW, n = 33, age 50 ± 7.6 years). Primary outcomes were the six-minute walk test (6MWT) and the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire Pain scale (FIQ Pain). Secondary outcomes were: exercise heart rate in a submaximal ergometer bicycle test, the FIQ Physical (activity limitations) and the FIQ total score. A total of 58 patients completed the post-test. Significantly greater improvement in the 6MWT was found in the NW group (P = 0.009), as compared with the LIW group. No between-group difference was found for the FIQ Pain (P = 0.626). A significantly larger decrease in exercise heart rate (P = 0.020) and significantly improved
We investigated the impact of Nordic walking (NW) on gait patterns in individuals with Parkinsons disease (PD) following a 6-week NW familiarization. Twelve participants with PD and 12 healthy older adults took part in a gait analysis walking with and without poles (NP). Results showed larger knee power (knee extensor: K2) on the most affected leg in NW compared to NP (P = .01). On the less affected side, larger power absorption (knee extensor: K3) was found during preswing (K3) compared to older adults in both NP and NW (P = 0.01). NW showed longer stride length and single support time (P , .01) compared to NP. Walking with poles improved gait spatial-temporal characteristics and power profiles at the knee joint both on the less and most affected sides in individuals with PD. NW could be beneficial to help regain a more functional gait pattern in PD. ...
Background: Many mHealth programs exist for increasing physical activity (PA) yet few have been tested for their effects on fitness, fatness, and health related quality of life (HRQOL).. Methods: We conducted a 3-month randomized trial that examined 2 message formats that promoted the 10,000 steps/day walking program. Women (n=70), aged 48±12 years, BMI 35.0 ±3.8, with self-report of no regular (PA), were given a FitBit and smartphone, which automatically sent daily step data to us daily. Daily messages with feedback about meeting step goals and motivation to add 500 more daily steps/week were sent to the subjects smartphone. We compared the Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) consisting of audio, video and graphs versus the Short Message Service (SMS), or plain text messages. Message content was the same for both groups. Outcomes included the 6-minute walk test, weight, waist and hip circumferences, BMI, SF-36, and Profile of Mood States (POMS). We hypothesized that MMS subjects would be more ...
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Many studies showed that robot-assisted gait training might improve walking of patients after stroke. The question remains whether patients with other neurological diagnoses can improve their ability to walk by training in a gait center. Aim of the present study was therefore to investigate the effects of a gait center training in inpatient neurological rehabilitation on walking ability. We implemented a gait center training in addition to individual inpatient rehabilitation. Our primary outcome was walking ability based on the Functional Ambulation Categories (FAC). Our secondary outcomes were vital capacity and blood pressure. We predefined subgroups of patients with ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and critical illness myopathy (CIM) and polyneuropathy (CIP). We included 780 patients from our inpatient rehabilitation center in our cohort study. We analyzed 329 patients with ischemic, 131 patients with hemorrhagic stroke and 74 patients with CIP/ CIM. A large number of patients were able to improve
Intermittent claudication, according to the Fontaine classification, is a classical symptom of stage II peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) of the lower limbs. It results from the progression of atherosclerosis leading to the narrowing and complete occlusion of arteries. It manifests with pain in the muscles of the lower limbs which forces the patients to interrupt their current activity. Supervised treadmill training is believed to lead to the most favourable outcomes in the form of improved pain-free walking distance and maximum walking distance. The improvement in pain related to intermittent claudication and in functional performance are probably the combined effect of various mechanisms in response to the exercise training. The most important mechanisms include: improved skeletal muscle metabolism, favourable haemorheologic changes, delayed progression of atherosclerosis, peripheral blood flow adaptation, improved economics of walking, and changed perception of pain. The role of ...
BACKGROUND: Societies face the challenge of keeping people active as they age. Walkable neighborhoods have been associated with physical activity, but more rigorous analytical approaches are needed. OBJECTIVES: We used longitudinal data from adult residents of Brisbane, Australia (40 - 65 years of age at baseline) to estimate effects of changes in neighborhood characteristics over a 6-y period on the likelihood of walking for transport. METHODS: Analyses included 2,789 - 9,747 How Areas Influence Health and Activity (HABITAT) cohort participants from 200 neighborhoods at baseline (2007) who completed up to three follow-up questionnaires (through 2013). Principal components analysis was used to derive a proxy measure of walkability preference. Environmental predictors were changes in street connectivity, residential density, and land use mix within a onekilometer network buffer. Associations with any walking and minutes of walking were estimated using logistic and linear regression, including ...
2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: In people with moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the minimal detectable difference (MDD) in endurance shuttle walk test (ESWT) performance following exercise training is unclear. We sought to determine the MDD for ESWT performance following supervised ground-based walking training using anchor- and distribution-based approaches and report whether these values exceeded random variation in test performance. Methods: Participants with COPD trained for 30-45 min, 2-3 times weekly for 8-10 weeks. The ESWT was performed before and after the training period. Immediately after training, participants rated their change in walking ability using a Global Rating of Change scale. Receiver Operating Characteristic curves were used to derive the value that best separated those who perceived their improvement in walking ability to be at least a little better from almost the same, hardly any change. These values were compared with those calculated ...
Exercise training improves walking tolerance in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).1-8 Typically this includes walking as the principal mode of training.4,5 Patients with PAD who walk with pain have greater improvements in walking distances than those who walk only to the point at which pain begins.6,7 However, forcing patients with PAD to walk with increasing pain is challenging as because of their personality type they tend to experience negative emotions more readily than people without PAD.9 They may therefore not tolerate pain well, which could lead to poor attendance at training sessions. However, no studies have specifically examined the relationship between prescription of exercise likely to cause pain and compliance with exercise programmes. Walker et al. found that a 6-week pain-free upper limb cycle ergometry exercise training programme and lower limb cycling training produced equal improvements in maximal walking distance (MWD) and pain-free walking distance (PFWD).1 ...
Stroke is a representative chronic disease with symptoms of movement and sensory disorders that affect the consciousness, language, cognition, and also cause paralysis [1,2]. Among them, motor neurons and sensory nerve damage cause stroke patients to have difficulty in daily life due to problems in balance and walking [3]. The main causes of such gait disturbances are decreased muscle activity, lack of balance sense, and reduced weight-bearing capacity [4], which limits the overall gait due to the slow gait cycle and reduced gait velocity [5]. Due to difficulties in performing daily life activities and requiring assistance, persons affected by stroke often exhibit low self-esteem, depression, and decreased quality of life [6].. Several studies have suggested various intervention methods to improve balance and walking ability for persons with stroke. Many studies have implemented treadmill gait training in patients with hemiplegia in order to improve postural symmetry by extending the weight ...
Measurement of foot pressure distribution (FPD) is clinically useful for evaluation of foot and gait pathologies. The effects of healthy aging on FPD during walking are not well known. This study evaluated FPD during normal walking in healthy young and elderly subjects. We studied 9 young (30 ± 5.2 years), and 6 elderly subjects (68.7 ± 4.8 years). FPD was measured during normal walking speed using shoe insoles with 99 capacitive sensors. Measured parameters included gait phase characteristics, mean and maximum pressure and force, and relative load. Time-series measurements of each variable for all sensors were grouped into 9 anatomical masks. Elderly subjects had lower normalized maximum pressure for the medial and lateral calcaneal masks, and for all medial masks combined. In the medial calcaneus mask, the elderly group also had a lower absolute maximum and lower mean and normalized mean pressures and forces, compared to young subjects. Elderly subjects had lower maximum force and normalized maximum
A Home for Grief is an auditory experience for one person at a time. An invitation to meditate on grief while walking. On your journey you listen on headphones to the voices of women from different backgrounds, whom Fabiola interviewed, sharing how they take care of their dead and themselves. These voices guide you through a trail in the cityscape. This sound walk is bespoke to each landscape on which it is inserted.. Go Jauntly is a health and wellness company working to increase walking, mobility and outdoor ...
The overall aims of the studies were to investigate the effects of different training modalities on exercise capacity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with moderate or severe COPD and, further, to explore two of the physical tests used in pulmonary rehabilitation.. In study I, the 12-minute walking distance (12MWD) did not increase on retesting in patients with exercise-induced hypoxemia (EIH) whereas 12MWD increased significantly on retesting in the non-EIH patients. In study II, we found that the incremental shuttle walking test was as good a predictor of peak exercise capacity (W peak) as peak oxygen uptake (VO2 peak) is. In study III, we investigated the effects of two different combination training programmes when training twice a week for eight weeks. One programme was mainly based on endurance training (group A) and the other on resistance training and callisthenics (group B). W peak and 12MWD increased in group A but not in group B. HRQoL, anxiety and depression ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Gait Coordination After Stroke: Benefits of Acoustically Paced Treadmill Walking. AU - Roerdink, M.. AU - Lamoth, C.J.C.. AU - Kwakkel, G.. AU - van Wieringen, P.C.W.. AU - Beek, P.J.. PY - 2007. Y1 - 2007. N2 - Background and Purpose: Gait coordination often is compromised after stroke. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of acoustically paced treadmill walking as a method for improving gait coordination in people after stroke. Participants: Ten people after stroke volunteered for the study and comprised the experimental group. Nine elderly people who were healthy served as a control group. Methods: Gait cycle parameters, interlimb coordination, and auditory-motor coordination were examined while participants walked on a treadmill with and without acoustic pacing. Results: Stride frequency was adjusted to different acoustic pacing frequencies in all participants. In people after strike, gait symmetry improved with acoustic pacing. They predominantly ...
Many patients with incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) have impaired gait and balance capacity, which may impact daily functioning. Reduced walking speed and impaired gait stability are considered important underlying factors for reduced daily functioning. With conventional therapy, patients are limited in training gait stability, but this can be trained on a treadmill in a virtual environment, such as with the Gait Real-time Analysis Interactive Lab (GRAIL). Our objective was to evaluate the effect of 6-weeks GRAIL-training on gait and dynamic balance in ambulatory iSCI patients. In addition, the long-term effect was assessed. Fifteen patients with chronic iSCI participated. The GRAIL training consisted of 12 one-hour training sessions during a 6-week period. Patients performed 2 minute walking tests on the GRAIL in a self-paced mode at the 2nd, and 3rd (baseline measurements) and at the 12th training session. Ten patients performed an additional measurement after 6 months. The primary outcome was
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Directed by Doug Liman. With Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas. A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.
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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich arrives at Federal Correctional Institution Englewood with his lawyers Aaron Goldstein, right, and Sheldon Sorosky to begin serving his 14-year sentence on federal corruption charges.
  • November 2019 update: We've recently been informed that parts of this walk are impassable due to recent rainfall. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • Get a sneak peek of AMC's The Walking Dead. (steampowered.com)
  • Fight your fears head-on in The Walking Dead Onslaught, the official VR game of AMC's The Walking Dead. (steampowered.com)
  • The official VR game of AMC's The Walking Dead , The Walking Dead Onslaught invites players to assume the roles of their favorite survivors from the TV series, struggling against the relentless walker threat while confronting both the horrors and humanity of this apocalyptic new world. (steampowered.com)
  • The pattern of how a person walks is called the gait. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The pattern of how you walk is called your gait. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Many different diseases and conditions can affect your gait and lead to problems with walking. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Walking is defined by an 'inverted pendulum' gait in which the body vaults over the stiff limb or limbs with each step. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2018 Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Report external icon combines original research with over 20 government data sources to compile data on bicycling and walking levels and demographics, safety, funding, policies, infrastructure, education, public health indicators, and economic impacts. (cdc.gov)
  • When outdoors, for instance, the walkers would walk, and the sitters were pushed in wheelchairs around a pre-determined path on the Stanford campus. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Overall, dog walkers walked more during the week and did more leisure time activities than people who did not own a dog. (www.nhs.uk)
  • This trip covers some of the island's best walking routes, over mountain passes, lush meadows and the central highlands to the sea. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The traditional concept of the pilgrimage is that it's for Christians looking to connect with and understand their faith as they walk one of literally hundreds of potential routes to Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia in northern Spain. (rte.ie)
  • I did not walk all the way to the other side of the Delaware, but stopped at the end of the day in Passaic, picking up a very famous walk that Robert Smithson, who was also interested in Washington's routes, did in 1967: he wrote it up in an essay entitled " The Monuments of Passaic . (newyorker.com)
  • Does pneumonia really walk, and is double pneumonia just double talk? (medicinenet.com)
  • Walking pneumonia (First question answer: Pneumonia doesn't walk, but patients with "walking pneumonia" do! (medicinenet.com)
  • The major difference between pneumonia and walking pneumonia are the severity of symptoms, with walking pneumonia having the least severe symptoms in most individuals. (medicinenet.com)
  • For example, atypical pneumonia is used by some medical personnel to mean mild or "walking" pneumonia, while others use it to describe pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae . (medicinenet.com)
  • What Is Walking Pneumonia? (kidshealth.org)
  • But those that last longer can sometimes turn into walking pneumonia . (kidshealth.org)
  • Walking pneumonia, or atypical pneumonia, is a less serious form of the lung infection pneumonia . (kidshealth.org)
  • Most kids with this form of pneumonia will not feel sick enough to stay at home - hence, the name "walking" pneumonia. (kidshealth.org)
  • What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Walking Pneumonia? (kidshealth.org)
  • Colds that last longer than 7 to 10 days or respiratory illnesses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can develop into walking pneumonia. (kidshealth.org)
  • How Is Walking Pneumonia Diagnosed? (kidshealth.org)
  • Walking pneumonia is usually diagnosed through a physical examination. (kidshealth.org)
  • The doctor will check your child's breathing and listen for a hallmark crackling sound that often indicates walking pneumonia. (kidshealth.org)
  • How Is Walking Pneumonia Treated? (kidshealth.org)
  • Antibiotics are an effective treatment for walking pneumonia. (kidshealth.org)
  • Cough suppressants stop the lungs from clearing mucus, which might not be helpful for lung infections like walking pneumonia. (kidshealth.org)
  • Walking pneumonia is a mild case of pneumonia. (familydoctor.org)
  • When you have walking pneumonia, your symptoms may not be as severe or last as long as someone who has a more serious case of pneumonia. (familydoctor.org)
  • You probably won't need bed rest or to stay in the hospital when you have walking pneumonia. (familydoctor.org)
  • presents five goals and supporting implementation strategies to help Americans be physically active and for the nation to better support walking and walkable communities for people of all ages and abilities. (cdc.gov)
  • America Walks external icon offers resources for increasing walking and expanding walkable communities. (cdc.gov)
  • What is the English language plot outline for Walking with Herb (2021)? (imdb.com)
  • Chinnock's journey towards walking again began in 2016, when he started 22 weeks of physical therapy at the Mayo Clinic. (popularmechanics.com)
  • A moderate walk following in the footsteps of pilgrims, starting at Le Puy and passing hidden hamlets, ancient churches and magnificent mountains. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • FOLLOWING in the footsteps of a long tradition of human-carrying robots, a wheelchair that walks strolled out into public view on 21 November at a Japanese robotics exhibition. (newscientist.com)
  • Walk in the monks' footsteps from Brimham Rocks to Fountains Abbey, following the ancient trail. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • The season 8 midseason finale of ' The Walking Dead ' earlier this month saw a huge twist in the story, deviating wildly from the comic books on which the show is based once more in a move that nobody saw coming. (contactmusic.com)
  • It's long been known that exercise, including moderately paced walking, is associated with an improved mood. (minnpost.com)
  • The median MET expenditure among active women was 9.5 MET hours per week, which translates to 3.5 hours of moderately-paced walking. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • They found that the most active women with 42 MET hours per week or more (at least one hour of vigorous activity every day) had a 25 percent lower risk for breast cancer compared with women who were least active, with less than seven MET hours per week (e.g., moderately-paced walking for two hours a week). (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Philosophers and great thinkers like the time to contemplate and often walk scenic paths such as the cherry-tree-lined canal in Kyoto. (springer.com)
  • People who walk, bike and ride scooters are all fighting over crumbs. (treehugger.com)
  • When did people forget they could walk? (treehugger.com)
  • We then saw people walking along the tracks. (youtube.com)
  • The number of people walking past our carriage (we were in the first carriage) increased until it was apparent that everyone was getting off the train. (youtube.com)
  • Remember to maintain a safe distance between your family and other active people while walking outside. (cdc.gov)
  • The Designing Activity-Friendly Communities website provides information and real-world examples about how to increase physical activity in communities by creating or modifying environments to make it easier for people to walk or bike. (cdc.gov)
  • Mall Walking: A Program Resource Guide pdf icon [PDF-5.51MB] The Mall Walking Guide provides information about the health benefits of walking, explains why mall walking programs can help people walk more, and provides practical strategies for starting and maintaining walking programs. (cdc.gov)
  • Creating or modifying environments to make it easier and safer for people to walk, and adding places to walk to, can help increase physical activity and make communities better places to live. (cdc.gov)
  • In a series of experiments, researchers from Stanford University in California compared levels of creativity in people while they walked with while they sat and found creative output went up by an average of 60% while walking. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Many people claim that they come up with their best ideas while walking. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • even if people sat down shortly after a walk, their creative juices continued to flow, the researchers found. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • While 74 percent of the Americans surveyed said "other people" are usually or always walking while distracted, only 29 percent admitted to doing it themselves. (minnpost.com)
  • They are filing patents around the world for a "novelty leash" that lets people pretend they have a pet and even take it for walk (WO 97/1384). (newscientist.com)
  • Type three are the hiker-tourists like my family and me: the people taking a week off from planes, trains and automobiles to walk among some of the prettiest scenery and rural villages of France and eat some of the country's heartiest comfort food. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Tune into what's going on around you - people walking by, window displays, trees, birds. (aarp.org)
  • If you are like most people, you walk thousands of steps each day. (medlineplus.gov)
  • But for those people who have a problem with walking, daily life can be more difficult. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Tragically, thousands of people with spinal cord injury are trapped in a wheelchair and every day, medical institutions tell them they will never walk again. (prweb.com)
  • Working tirelessly to forever change the recovery outcome of spinal cord injury, Walking With Anthony helps those who suffer get access to therapies that have miraculously helped many people get stronger, and gain independence. (prweb.com)
  • The survey resulted in 5,819 people who had responded to the initial walking questions and were available for analysis. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Dog walking was more common in younger people and those with a higher education level. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Gender, ethnicity and income were not related to how much dog walking people took part in. (www.nhs.uk)
  • People who walked their dog did so an average of three times a week for approximately 25 minutes each time. (www.nhs.uk)
  • For people of any age with arthritis, walking is especially good medicine. (arthritis.org)
  • He's walking proof that people can lose weight quickly. (dictionary.com)
  • Walking lengthened the life of people with diabetes regardless of age, sex, race, body mass index, length of time since diagnosis and presence of complications or functional limitations. (wikipedia.org)
  • One walks an average of 20km a day, often across undulating terrain, and in weather conditions that can change from blistering sun to pouring rain in an instant. (rte.ie)
  • This walk was full of memories, familiar places changed over time and traversing into unfamiliarity. (flickr.com)
  • This was my second reading of 'Walking' and, this time, I chose to read it in nature. (google.com)
  • Allow plenty of time for daily activities, especially walking. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The Walking Dead's Special Make-Up FX artist Greg Nicotero describes and shows an incredible time-lapse video of the process of turning an actor into a torn-apart zombie girl. (steampowered.com)
  • The Walking Dead ' once again saw huge controversy in its season 8 midseason finale, when longrunning character Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) showed off a zombie bite on his abdomen, signalling his time on the series coming to an end. (contactmusic.com)
  • The Walking Dead ' will be going through one of the biggest shifts in the shows history, it's been revealed, as a major character was revealed to have been bitten by a zombie, which will surely bring their time on the show to a screeching halt in the very near future. (contactmusic.com)
  • David Kuo has been walking with Jesus for more than 20 years, during which time he has served as special assistant to the president in George W. Bush's White House, policy director for Sen. John Ashcroft, and speechwriter for a gaggle of conservatives (plus a few liberals here and there). (beliefnet.com)
  • Maintain an upright but comfortable posture, with your neck, upper back, and shoulders relaxed, suggests fitness-walking expert Sara Donovan, author of 'Mall Walking Madness: Everything You Need to Know to Lose Weight and Have Fun at the Same Time. (cnn.com)
  • At the same time incorporating the The Walking Dead graphic look within drastically different programming. (prweb.com)
  • In that time, I missed walking. (newyorker.com)
  • Finally, last year around this time, I resurged and finally got around to walking a route I had long put off, a route that for a long time I had trouble visualizing: McGowan's Pass, Washington's retreat through a cut in the hills between lower Manhattan and what was then the village of Harlem, an approximately five-mile-long route, made late in the summer of 1776. (newyorker.com)
  • When you walk, think about the FIT formula - Frequency (how often), Intensity (how fast) and Time (how long). (arthritis.org)
  • When you walk or start any new physical activity, start at a low level and increase slowly over time. (arthritis.org)
  • All participants provided information on the average number of hours they spent on various physical activities including walking, jogging, swimming, playing tennis, bicycling, and performing aerobic exercises every week, and the number of hours spent in leisure time sitting, including watching television and reading. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In this study, they wanted to better establish the effects of dog walking on a person's total amount of walking and leisure-time physical activity. (www.nhs.uk)
  • They identified the characteristics that were associated with this type of activity and whether there was any association between dog walking and levels of other leisure time activity. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Of particular interest for this research were questions concerning leisure time activity (i.e. total amount of walking outside of work) and dog ownership and walking. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Of these, 41% owned a dog, 61% of whom walked their dogs for at least 10 minutes at a time. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Moderate exercise was defined as moderate activities, such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening for at least 10 minutes at a time, or other activities that caused some increase in breathing or heart rate. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The researchers compared the three groups' weekly duration of dog walking, total walking, duration of other leisure time physical activities and moderate and vigorous exercise levels. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Share some quality time with your spouse on "date walks. (arthritis.org)
  • In humans and other bipeds, walking is generally distinguished from running in that only one foot at a time leaves contact with the ground and there is a period of double-support. (wikipedia.org)
  • For quadrupedal species, there are numerous gaits which may be termed walking or running, and distinctions based upon the presence or absence of a suspended phase or the number of feet in contact any time do not yield mechanically correct classification. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Japan, the standard measure for walking distance is 80 meters for 1 minute of walking time or 4.8 km/h. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sum 41 recorded the music video for "Walking Disaster" while in Los Angeles during the time of their stay when they performed on Jay Leno. (wikipedia.org)
  • Walking abnormalities are unusual and uncontrollable walking patterns. (medlineplus.gov)
  • See a physical therapist for exercise therapy and walking retraining. (medlineplus.gov)
  • And as always, it's best to check with your doctor or physical therapist before starting a walking workout plan. (arthritis.org)
  • Collaborative boast 700 allied organizations who across the nation are working to increase walking and make America a better place to walk. (cdc.gov)
  • The Airport Walking Guide pdf icon [PDF-2.35MB] was developed as part of CDC's Walk to Fly project to encourage airport travelers (through point of decision signage) to make active choices. (cdc.gov)
  • Rain and snow may make walking a little more challenging. (uidaho.edu)
  • Photo by Shutterstock Need yet another reason to make your child walk to school? (inhabitat.com)
  • Toe walking can make a child more likely to fall. (kidshealth.org)
  • If you're already walking for at least 30 minutes a day, you may be ready to make your routine less routine. (cnn.com)
  • Make a difference in the lives of others through the empowering, committed charity Walking With Anthony! (prweb.com)
  • Let us say that it would be difficult to make a "walk" about jazz without having at least a general idea of who Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Charlie Parker were. (springer.com)
  • Go for a walk every day, if you can, but make sure you walk at least three to five times per week. (arthritis.org)
  • Counting steps also can be a great way to make walking part of your everyday routine. (arthritis.org)
  • If you're thinking about starting a walking program, our fitness tips and walking strategies will help you make the most of it. (arthritis.org)
  • To make walking more pleasurable, find ways to make it different and interesting. (arthritis.org)
  • A regular drill bit may walk on a plastic surface when you first try to make a hole. (dictionary.com)
  • Different types of walking problems occur without a person's control. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The most effective method to distinguish walking from running is to measure the height of a person's centre of mass using motion capture or a force plate at midstance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though it's something the majority of viewers expected, there are some big changes happening behind-the-scenes that nobody predicted, with current showrunner Scott Gimple moving from his role on the series to the new one of Chief Content Officer for the 'Walking Dead' franchise. (contactmusic.com)
  • The suit lodges similar allegations to those made by ex-Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont in his lawsuit. (nymag.com)
  • RTÉ Travel walked the last two legs of the Portuguese route in order to experience the Camino from a travel, food and health angle. (rte.ie)
  • Walking the Camino isn't easy - not by a long stretch. (rte.ie)
  • It is when Paounov reveals Christo's leonine qualities that "Walking on Water" achieves a rare authenticity. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • An average human child achieves independent walking ability at around 11 months old. (wikipedia.org)
  • With stimulation, he was able to use a front-wheeled walker and walk on a treadmill while holding onto support bars for balance. (popularmechanics.com)
  • In one experiment, they found that compared with sitting down, walking indoors on a treadmill facing a blank wall or walking outdoors in the fresh air produced twice as many creative responses. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Dr. Oppezzo says she thought "walking outside would blow everything out of the water, but walking on a treadmill in a small, boring room still had strong results, which surprised me. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In one particular experiment carried out indoors, participants walking on a treadmill scored an average of 60% higher on divergent thinking creativity than when they were sitting. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Begin by walking 10 to 15 minutes on flat ground or on a treadmill at a purposeful pace, or complete 2,000 steps (use a pedometer to monitor your walking progress). (cnn.com)
  • Hey, aren t you guys supposed to be shouting Dead Man Walking? (angelfire.com)
  • Driven to help as many spinal cord victims as possible through Walking with Anthony, every penny donated to Walking With Anthony goes directly into the charity's work with those who are emotionally and financially drained by these traumatic life events. (prweb.com)
  • Together, America Walks and the Every Body Walk! (cdc.gov)
  • Though it's delivering some of the biggest twists and turns the show has ever seen, AMC's zombie apocalypse series ' The Walking Dead ' is still suffering from declining ratings in America, with numbers going down week on week and the action-packed episodes failing to bring the high ratings of seasons gone by back to the network. (contactmusic.com)
  • All New Yorkers are pedestrians at some point - whether you walk to work or school, go to your parking space to get into your car or get out in your wheelchair to go to the store. (nyc.gov)
  • Now, extensively working with the Mayo Clinic, Chinnock has been able to take 331 steps, walk with assistance for 16 uninterrupted minutes, and move at a speed of 13 yards per minute (0.20 meters per second). (popularmechanics.com)
  • Inexpensive, efficient and convenient, walking takes you from the perimeter of campus to the Idaho Student Union Building in about 10 minutes. (uidaho.edu)
  • I walked away from my main Mac for 20 minutes and came back to find myself logged out. (macworld.com)
  • Just a few minutes' walk from Padron town centre, the main structure of the building is a converted period mansion, which has been renovated to keep the original façade, and parts of the old stone-wall interior, while also incorporating a more cutting-edge modern interior and extension. (rte.ie)
  • After about two or three months of regular walking, you should be up to 30 minutes. (cnn.com)
  • Pick up the pace until you're walking a mile in 15 to 18 minutes. (cnn.com)
  • You could walk two miles in 25 minutes at this pace. (cnn.com)
  • Mid-week walks - meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later. (google.com)
  • Walking for just 30 to 60 minutes every day can bring you all sorts of health benefits, from keeping your heart in good shape to making sure your bones stay strong. (arthritis.org)
  • If you're just starting out and can only tolerate a five-minute walk, then start by walking just five minutes a day two or three days per week. (arthritis.org)
  • not more than ten minutes' walk from town. (dictionary.com)
  • clarification needed] Sustained walking sessions for a minimum period of thirty to sixty minutes a day, five days a week, with the correct walking posture, reduce health risks and have various overall health benefits, such as reducing the chances of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, anxiety disorder and depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • You walk to do your daily activities, get around, and exercise. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Walking is a wonder exercise. (cnn.com)
  • According to new research, owners are 34% more likely to hit exercise targets as they walk their pets regularly. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The median (average) duration of walking and other levels of exercise were then compared between different dog walker groups. (www.nhs.uk)
  • But your walking companion doesn't have to be someone your own age - or even human, says Diane Whaley, PhD, professor of sport and exercise psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, whose favorite walking partner is her dog. (arthritis.org)
  • Walking was the best exercise for him. (dictionary.com)
  • Walk naturally, but become aware of your posture and how you carry yourself. (aarp.org)
  • To visualize racewalking, think of children running around a pool and being told by the lifeguard to walk, not run, says Fenton: 'Imagine their upright posture, quick steps, fairly straight legs, and bent arms. (cnn.com)
  • Integrates fitness-walking movements with low-impact aerobics techniques, creating energizing 10-minute indoor workouts almost anyone can do anytime, anywhere. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Walking for Health offers over 1,800 free, short walks every week. (walkingforhealth.org.uk)
  • Orlando Hernandez gave up only one run on Sunday despite six walks, thanks to a two-week rest that, if necessary during the NLCS, would have him ready to go again on Nov. 10. (nypost.com)
  • Beginners should aim to walk at least five days a week. (cnn.com)
  • Our walking group started a busy week with a trip along the Ulster Way near Fofanny Dam on Saturday (6th August). (google.com)
  • Women who engaged in at least an hour of vigorous physical activity every day had a 25 percent lower risk for breast cancer, and those who walked for at least seven hours a week had a 14 percent lower risk for breast cancer, in this study of 73,615 postmenopausal women. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Among women who reported walking as their only activity, those who walked for seven hours or more per week had a 14 percent lower risk for breast cancer, compared with those who walked for three hours or less. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Depending upon my health and the weather, we typically walk about three nights a week," says Shelly, who has psoriatic arthritis. (arthritis.org)
  • In Slate 's Walking Dead TV Club, Chris Kirk will IM each week with a different fan of The Walking Dead . (slate.com)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's fact sheet on the "Relationship of Walking to Mortality Among U.S. Adults with Diabetes" states that those with diabetes who walked for 2 or more hours a week lowered their mortality rate from all causes by 39 percent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Add walking as part of your daily routine. (cdc.gov)
  • And a regular walking routine compresses and releases the cartilage in your knees, helping circulate synovial fluid that brings oxygen and nourishes your joints. (arthritis.org)
  • Aim for 6,000 steps per day, and keep in mind most of us already walk 3,000 to 5,000 steps per day just doing our normal activities. (arthritis.org)
  • Let's watch Chaos Walking! (meetup.com)
  • Chaos Walking is a science fiction film based on Patrick Ness's novel trilogy and directed by Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) and produced by Back To the Future producer Robert Zemeckis. (meetup.com)
  • Best of all, walking is free: You don't need fancy equipment or a gym membership to reap the benefits. (cnn.com)
  • Walking is simple, free and almost everyone can do it. (arthritis.org)
  • During five days in April, the three of us set out with a topographical map and guide and lodging reservations from a French travel agency to walk a 53-mile section of one of the oldest legs of the Compostelle trail, on what is also known as the GR (Grande Randonnee) 65 long-distance hiking route. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Continue your walk for as long as it's comfortable. (aarp.org)
  • Short on details but long on delight, "Walking on Water" follows the artist Christo as he creates one of his large-scale art installations. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • His notes for the Upper East Side tour, "From the William Starr Residence to the Museum of the City of New York" are twenty-eight pages long and so detailed that one could walk right out the Museum's doors and lead the tour today! (mcny.org)
  • Enjoy the magnificent long distance views as you walk through moorland and meadows near Brimham Rocks, where you can see for miles on a clear day. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • a brisk walking speed can be around 6.5 kilometres per hour (4.0 mph). (wikipedia.org)
  • collaborative is a partnership of national, state and local organizations, federal agencies, businesses, and professional associations that are committed to developing and implementing collective approaches that can return walking to a valued, cultural norm for all Americans. (cdc.gov)
  • Power walking' (the activity also known as 'London walking') is a collaborative exhibition from New York-based artists Elizabeth Glaessner and Rose Nestler. (timeout.com)
  • The Turkish gerund is rather similar in meaning and use to the English gerund. (princeton.edu)
  • The act of walking may even lift our spirits when we're walking around inside a nondescript building. (minnpost.com)
  • to believe that spirits walk at night. (dictionary.com)
  • Scientific studies have also shown that walking, besides its physical benefits, is also beneficial for the mind, improving memory skills, learning ability, concentration and abstract reasoning, as well as ameliorating spirits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Find a local health walk scheme today. (walkingforhealth.org.uk)
  • Find high quality Walking Gifts at CafePress. (cafepress.com)
  • At the end of this walk, we are certainly a bit hungry, so let us find a cosy restaurant where we can have some nice dinner. (springer.com)
  • One of the best ways to start and maintain a regular walking program is to find a friend committed to walking with you. (arthritis.org)
  • It's exasperating to find yourself walked when you arrive at a hotel late in the evening. (dictionary.com)
  • The study's findings add to the growing body of research that suggests exposure to nature improves psychological well-being, especially when it is combined with walking. (minnpost.com)
  • Walking also improves bone health, especially strengthening the hip bone, and lowering the harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and raising the useful high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Explore the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site - challenge yourself, embrace health and feed your curiosity on these 8 self led walks. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • The Museum ran a program of very popular Sunday Walking Tours from 1960 until the mid-1980s, providing tourists and New Yorkers alike a "unique opportunity to explore the neighborhoods of New York at a leisurely pace, with knowledgeable and charming guides along to point out fascinating, little-known details of history and architecture. (mcny.org)
  • Walking bestows benefits to the brain too, by relieving stress and improving mood. (cnn.com)
  • If the prosecutor doesn't present his case well, the murderer may walk. (dictionary.com)
  • Walking with a health condition? (walkingforhealth.org.uk)
  • Walking is a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits. (cdc.gov)
  • This site features information about the health benefits of walking, news, videos, and events. (cdc.gov)
  • A revolutionary program that blends the health benefits of walking with the core principles of T'ai Chi to deliver maximum physical, mental, and spiritual fitness. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Follow these walking strategies to reduce your pain and to improve overall health. (arthritis.org)
  • It has been suggested that there is a relationship between the speed of walking and health, and that the best results are obtained with a speed of more than 2.5 mph (4 km/h). (wikipedia.org)
  • Beautiful waterfront condominium walking distance to historic Big Fork. (vrbo.com)
  • Great shopping and dining just down the road, even within walking distance to the village of Bigfork (est 1901). (vrbo.com)
  • Walking with Dinosaurs is the world's first natural history of dinosaurs. (apple.com)
  • Founded by Anthony's mother, Micki Purcell, Walking With Anthony was born out of Anthony's devastating spinal cord injury. (prweb.com)
  • With its relaxed fit and Rockport walking platform construction, the men's world tour collection delivers what it takes to go the extra mile. (amazon.com)
  • Once, I walked three days from the site of the Battle of Princeton to a small chain of mountains that New Yorkers generally have no idea is staring them in the face: the Watchungs. (newyorker.com)
  • A moderate graded walking tour where you can soak up beautiful scenery against the backdrop of the Pyrenees mountain range and views of the Canal du Midi. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • However, this study found that dog owners who walk their dogs also appear to do higher levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Even though you may not walk as fast as you could on flat ground, you'll boost your workout substantially. (cnn.com)
  • A walking workout does it all. (arthritis.org)
  • This short walk will show you the highlights of Brimham from the amazing rock formations to the fantastic heather moorland. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • Yashin told gazeta.ru that former members of Walking Together along with skinheads in athletic clothing were the main attendees at the Nashi congress. (rferl.org)
  • Walking down Main St. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Republican candidate Newt Gingrich, center, walks down Main St. with Del. (chicagotribune.com)
  • If you're taking part in any of the recommended walks, please park at the main Brimham Rocks car parks. (nationaltrust.org.uk)
  • Walking (also known as ambulation) is one of the main gaits of terrestrial locomotion among legged animals. (wikipedia.org)