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Forensic Gait Analysis

1st Edition

Edited by Haydn D. Kelly

CRC Press

272 pages

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Description

Forensic Gait Analysis examines the intersection of podiatric medicine with forensic investigation—a study which links a suspect to a crime through analysis of his or her style of movement: how an individual walks, runs, and bends. The book provides a concise explanation of how the musculoskeletal system and biomechanics affect gait, examining how videos of perpetrators can be forensically analyzed and used for identification and investigative purposes.

Table of Contents

Foreword – Peter James

Preface

Acknowledgements

Author Biography

List of Contributors

1. Gait Analysis: A Historical Overview

2. Observational Gait Analysis: Progression and Application

3. Neurological Disorders Affecting Gait

4. Emotions and Gait

5. Video Image Analysis

6. Gait Analysis in Identification

7. Height Estimation Using the Foot or Lower Limb as a Dimension

8. Photogrammetry

9. Interpreting and Communicating Forensic Statistics

10. Reports and Report Writing

11. Expert Evidence in Court

12. The Expert in Court: The Experts' Perspective

About the Editor

Haydn D. Kelly is an alumnus of Plymouth University and a Consultant Podiatrist at the London Medical Centre, London, UK.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science