2 Phases of Gait Cycle

The phases of gait cycle are stance (60%) and swing phase (40%). One gait signifies one stride.

Traditional Scale Ranchos Los Amigos Scale
Heel strike Initial contact
Foot flat Loading response
Midstance Midstance
Heel off Terminal stance
Toe off Pre-swing
Acceleration Initial swing
Midswing Mid swing
Deceleration Terminal swing
Phases of Gait Cycle
Phases of gait cycle in image

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