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Development of Gait by Electromyography
- Application to Gait Analysis and Evaluation -

by Tsutomu Okamoto, Ph. D. & Kayoko Okamoto, Ph. D.

●John. V. Basmajian, M.D.
Professor Emeritus in Medicine and Anatomy,
McMaster University (Canada)

" What a masterpiece of both research and writing by you and your brilliant daughter Kayoko. It has brightened my life and made me forget temporarily of my age (86) and my ailments that accompany old age. "

●Steven L. Wolf, Ph.D, PT, FAPTA, FAHA
Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Division of Geriatrics,
Department of medicine Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Professor of Health and Elder Care
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University (USA)

" I am certain that this book will become a landmark text among electromyographers, clinicians and researchers in gait labs, pediatric physicians and therapists, and students of motor control and motor learning. "

●Paul D, Andrew, Ph.D, PT
Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine
Hyogo University of Health Sciences (Japan)

" If you can get your book onto the shelves of academic libraries in different countries, then the work that you have done in the past few decades will resonate more clearly into the future. "

●Mark Latash
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health and Human Development
The Pennsylvania State University (USA)

" I believe that this book is a unique and very valuable contribution to such areas as gait development, neurophysiology, effects of aging, and electromyographic studies of movement. No traditional laboratory research can replace personal inquisitive observations of one's on children and I applaud you for the brave and inventive involvement of daughter into scientific research rite rally from their first steps. "