The variability problem of normal human walking

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The variability problem of normal human walking. / Simonsen, Erik B; Alkjær, Tine .

I: Medical Engineering & Physics, Bind 34, Nr. 2, 03.2012, s. 219-24.

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Simonsen, EB & Alkjær, T 2012, 'The variability problem of normal human walking', Medical Engineering & Physics, bind 34, nr. 2, s. 219-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.07.013

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Simonsen, E. B., & Alkjær, T. (2012). The variability problem of normal human walking. Medical Engineering & Physics, 34(2), 219-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.07.013

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Simonsen EB, Alkjær T. The variability problem of normal human walking. Medical Engineering & Physics. 2012 mar;34(2):219-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.07.013

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Simonsen, Erik B ; Alkjær, Tine . / The variability problem of normal human walking. I: Medical Engineering & Physics. 2012 ; Bind 34, Nr. 2. s. 219-24.

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