Something has been happening in the movies lately. Something that I find rather amusing. Gait Analysis and Biomechanics in general are appearing in mainstream movies and are being given the respect that they deserve. I watch a lot of movies and for years, just like everybody else, I’ve seen characters stressing the uniqueness of finger printing, retinal scanning (eyes) and DNA testing, as methods for identifying people and spotting would be impostors. Time after time, the same methods, as if there were no other way to separate an individual from their identical double. Then a few months ago I … Continue reading
Just thought I’d share a tale. Weeks/Months ago, I was out running with friend Tom Brockwell. He took me in the woods (ooo – err) near his home, just outside of Chapeltown . It was already very wet and windy back then (around the end of October – close to Halloween) and the chances were that we’d get blown (quiet at the back) or soaked, or both. In actual fact, what happened was – we were in the woods near Wharncliffe, when in the dark we heard a lot of loud cracking and snapping, which freaked me out – … Continue reading
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