Gait Analysis


The focus of this module is on developing and extending the understanding of gait analysis equipment and its application in analysing normal and pathological human movement. The content of the module will allow familiarisation and hands on use of complex gait 3D motion analysis as well as investigate the place and use simple video based 2D analysis.

You will review gait and its key elements and how equipment can be used to analyse mechanics of locomotion. There will be a strong emphasis on hands on practicals, with opportunity to capture data, process and analyse practical information taken from contact sessions. There will also be significant time placed on understanding handling of data and interpretation of results obtain whilst analysing gait.

Academic credits
Delivery method
Blended learning
Stoke-on-Trent campus

10 weeks

Start date

January 2024 - Date TBC

Health, Science and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You need to be involved in musculoskeletal practice as an Allied Health professional registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), Sports Therapist or Biomechanist who support Allied Health professionals or a Medical professional.




Dr Helen Branthwaite

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