1. The period of a
from the initial ground contact of a limb to
next ground contact of the same limb. At the completion
of a stride, each limb has returned to the position it
was at the start of the stride.
This is also known
as the gait cycle.
2. The distance covered in a cycle of movement of
limbs, from the initial contact with the ground of a
limb to the next point of contact of the
Measured at parallel to the
Similarly, stride is also the
distance from the one
track of a foot to the next track
of the same foot.
This is conventionally measured from the
of the first track to the
proximal edge of the next track
of the same foot, and parallel to the central line.