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Initial Swing

Interval

Event markers

Initial Swing

Interval: 60 - 73% of gait cycle
- Begins with lift of the foot from the floor and ends when the swing foot is in line with the stance foot

Event markers:
E5 - Toe off (TO)
E6 - Feet adjacent (FA)

2

Initial Swing

Objectives

Critical Actions

Initial Swing

Objectives:
- Foot clearance
- Advancement of the limb from its trailing position

Critical Actions:
- Hip flexion to 15 degrees
- Knee flexion to 60 degrees

3

Mid-Swing

Interval

Event markers

Mid-Swing

Intervals: 73 - 87% of gait
- Begins as the swinging limb is opposite the stance limb and ends when the swinging limb is forward and the tibia is vertical

Event markers:
- E6 Feet adjacent (FA)
- E7 Tibia vertical (TV)

4

Mid Swing

Objectives:

Critical Actions

Mid Swing

Objectives:
- Limb advancement
- Foot clearance from the floor

Critical Actions:
- Further hip flexion to 25 degrees
- Ankle dorsiflexion to 0 degrees

5

Terminal Swing

Interval

Event Markers

Terminal Swing

Interval: 87 - 100% of gait cycle
- Begins with a vertical tibia and ends when the foot strikes the floor

Event Markers:
- E7 Tibia vertical (TV)
- E1 Initial contact (IC)