gait : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  • n  a horse's manner of moving
  • n  a person's manner of walking

  • The University of Rochester last week announced that its gait analyst.
  • The man's gait was heavy, his eyes vacant.
  • Its brain is a computer (housed in a backpack) that learns to mimic the wearers gait and posture; bioelectric sensors pick up signals transmitted from the brain to the muscles .
News & Articles

  • Two area amputees fitted with bionic ankles
    GRAND FORKS - Wyatt Halvorsen strode effortlessly down a hallway with a gait so even and natural that, if you didn't see it, you wouldn't know he was walking on a man-made foot and ankle - a device so technologically advanced, it provides energy like his own lower leg once did.
    June 11, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
  • Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce MS relapses
    Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disease that disrupts nerve impulses in the central nervous system (brain, optic nerves and spinal cord) by attacking the protective coverings around nerve fibers known as myelin, and often damaging the nerve fibers (axons) themselves. Consequently, it can cause a diverse range of symptoms including numbness, weakness, spasticity, gait disturbances ...
    June 8, 2013 - Del Mar Times
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Montgomery County Courier
    I'll remember him as he was when I came to know him,Obama said, "his white hair flowing like a mane, his gait steady with a cane, determined to make the most of every last breath. The distinguished gentleman from West Virginia could be...
  • Donald Wuerl in 940 News
    I was struck, the Holy Father just seemed very much energized,Archbishop Wuerl said after meeting with Benedict in Rome before the trip. "His walk, his gait is impressive.
  • Carl Nafzger in SI.com
    The horse worked perfect,Nafzger said. "It was a little faster than we wanted, but he was very comfortable and did it well. He did it without any effort. He wasn't trying to work; that's his gait."

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