Effects of Load Carriage on Gait - White Paper


Load carriage is a routine part of military training and combat exercises, and as recreational pursuits such as hiking and backpacking increase in popularity, load carriage factors into the athletic activities of the general population as well. Various musculoskeletal injuries are associated with load carriage. The ability to quantify the body’s reaction to load, as demonstrated in this small-scale study employing machine learning models, may help in preventing these injuries.


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