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Kinematics and Ground Reaction Force Determination
 

Kinematics and Ground Reaction Force Determination: A Demonstration Quantifying Locomotor Abilities of Young Adult, Middle-aged, and Geriatric Rats

Article doi: 10.3791/2138
February 22nd, 2011 Usage Statistics

Summary February 22nd, 2011

Locomotion is often examined as a behavioural outcome in various models of disease in fields such as neuroscience and orthopedics. This video paper intends to describe a method for collecting ground reaction forces and kinematics from rats during unrestrained locomotion.

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