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Movement Assessment and Gait Analysis

Gait analysis is a term banded about a lot in running, in short, it’s how you move through your gait cycle or even simpler how you move.

When you come for a shoe fitting in store, we use visual and audio cues along with your feedback to get you in a pair of shoes that you are running well in and most of all, happy with.

If you are looking for more information relating to your running gait and movement, then this is for you. Our new movement assessment and gait analysis.

Working with one of our trained professionals, your movement and running gait will be analysed with Slow Motion Video, using Dartfish – a world leader in sports movement analysis.

Your running gait will be videoed from different angels while you move through the different speeds. This will then get played back to you, analysed, and discussed. We will work with you to discover the opportunities and areas you have to improve. Key areas we will look at are Body position, Foot Strike, Arm carriage, Torso rotation, along with pelvis position and stability.

Strength and stability for running will also be explored as this along with good running technique are prerequisites to preventing injury and running more efficiently – either for longer or faster.

The objective is to give you a wider understanding of how you can improve your running and the steps you can take. This will include signposting you to other specialists who can take you through the necessary processes to make this effective for you.

Who is this for:

  • All Runners, regardless of age or ability.
  • Anyone who wants to know more about their running movement patterns and is looking to help avoid injuries.
  • It is excellent for anyone who is looking to improve and develop their running.
  • Any level of experience and fitness

The time allowed for this is 45 minutes, costing £30.

Please Note:

  • A treadmill is used for the analysis. If you would prefer to go outside and not use the treadmill, then please get in touch so that we can allow a little extra time.
  • Where suitable clothing and footwear for running on a treadmill.
  • If you are ill or injured, then please delay the session until you are fully well.
  • This is not suitable for injury diagnosis. Please get in touch and we can book you in to see one of our injury specialists.

Cancellation Policy:

To cancel or reschedule your appointment we require 24 hours notice.

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