Metabolic Costs During Backward Running with Body Weight Support
International Journal of Sports Medicine
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We investigated metabolic costs, rating of perceived exertion (RPE), stride frequency (SF), and preferred speed (PS) during forward and backward running at different levels of body weight support (BWS). Participants completed forward and backward running on a lower body positive pressure treadmill at their preferred speed for forward and backward running at 0%BWS, 20%BWS, and 50%BWS. Oxygen uptake (V̇O2), heart rate (HR), RPE, SF, and PS were measured. ... See full text for complete abstract.
Running direction; Body weight support; Preferred gait patterns
Metabolic Costs During Backward Running with Body Weight Support.
International Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(4),