Mechanics of run-walk

Foot Action: Driving foot and front foot acting in a straight line with full extension and flexion of the ankle joints.

Foot Action: Driving foot and front foot acting in a straight line with full extension and flexion of the ankle joints.

Leg Action: Smooth, rhythmic strides with continuous contact and a straight supporting leg in the vertical position. A strong rear leg drive.

Hip Action: Smooth forward movement with as little vertical and lateral movement as is necessary.

Arm Action: Towards the mid-line in front of the trunk, straight back with elbow high behind the trunk. Arm angled to 90percent at elbow.

Trunk Position: Upright and relaxed except a slight forward lean as the rear leg drives the body forward.

Shoulder Action: Shoulders as low as possible and relaxed. - Race Walk

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