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Lumbar Lordosis The Evolutionary Advantage for Human Locomotion with Dr Emily Splichal

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Published on Jun 9, 2016

The human system seeks homeostasis and efficiency. These concepts carry over into walking and the evolution of bipedal locomotion.

Join Dr Emily as she explores how the unique spinal curvatures of the human spine - namely lumbar lordosis - are critical to the energy transfer characteristic of bipedal locomotion.

Review the concept of the "spine engine" as it relates to gait and how thoracic spine mobility is essential to optimal function.

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