Gait Analysis of the Core Action

By Jae Gruenke | Natural Running Form

Jul 26

This is the first in a series of videos I’ll be sharing from a session in a gait lab. Today’s video looks at the core action in the context of normal running.

For gait analysis professionals, here are the details: the markers on my pelvis were on the ASIS and PSIS on each side, and those on my upper body were on the acromion processes, menubrium, and T1.

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About the Author

Jae Gruenke, GCFP, is a running technique expert and Feldenkrais Practitioner. Known as a “running form guru,” she is the Founder and CEO of The Balanced Runner™ in New York City and The Balanced Runner UK. She has helped runners from beginner to Olympian improve their form to become pain-free, economical, and fast.

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Mike Hales July 26, 2015

This is very interesting, but I can’t “see” any of those things you are talking about, but would really like to. The video needs some context, like what is the “sagittal plane” (in pictures, or a big colored plane to represent it). Also, when talking about the different structures moving, a pointer with a label is necessary. Otherwise it’s just you talking while we watch the same stick figure run 5 times.

    Jae Gruenke July 27, 2015

    Thanks for taking the time to comment, Mike. Because of my training and experience it’s easy for me to see this type of thing and hard to imagine how it appears to others, and your feedback is very helpful in that regard. I’ll bear it in mind as I make the rest of the videos, though at this point the limiting factor is my facility editing video with iMovie.

Annie February 12, 2020

I really would like to see some information on the groin, inner thigh, hip. I did really like the running lesson, thank you

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