The purpose of this study was to compare two-dimensional rearfoot motion during walking measured by a traditional video-based motion analysis system to that of an electromagnetic analysis system. Twenty-five individuals (15 men, 10 women) with a mean age of 29.8 years served as subjects for this study. The results of the study showed that there was a high correlation (r = 0.945) between the mean motion paths produced by the two systems, indicating that they were very similar. The electromagnetic motion analysis system was able to produce these similar results in a fraction of the time required by the video-based system.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine