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Comparison of Gait Analysis by the Way of Semi-structured Interviews

  • Masaru Ohgiri
  • Katsuma Yamada
  • Hisanori Yuminaga
  • Noriyuki Kida
  • Hiroyuki Hamada
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8529)

Abstract

In this study, we showed a video with five samples of patients walking to three practicing Physical Therapists. We used a one-on-one semi-structured interview to investigate how the Physical Therapists would predict problems and plan treatment programs based on what they observed in the video, and then we analyzed the results. We obtained qualitative data from interviews and charted them as quantitative data for analysis, which is a new approach for motion observation.

Keywords

Posture Prediction and Analysis semi-structured interview gait analysis physical therapy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masaru Ohgiri
    • 1
  • Katsuma Yamada
    • 1
  • Hisanori Yuminaga
    • 2
  • Noriyuki Kida
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Hamada
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyKyoto Institute of TechnologyKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Physical TherapyKansai Vocational College of MedicineOsakaJapan

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