Intrinsic foot motion measured in vivo during barefoot running

Arndt, A, Wolf, P, Nester, CJ, Liu, A, Jones, R, Howard, D, Stacoff, A, Lundgren, P and Lundberg, A 2006, 'Intrinsic foot motion measured in vivo during barefoot running' , Journal of Biomechanics, 39 (Supp.1) , S182.

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Abstract

Knowledge of the natural range of motion of individual skeletal segments in the foot during running is necessary for the construction of appropriate stability parameters in athletic footwear. Globally restricting intrinsic motion of the foot may result in non-physiological stresses on specific foot bones or at more proximal sites such as the ankle ligaments. This study presents data on relative three-dimensional motion of individual foot segments, measured in vive with the use of reflective marker arrays attached to intracortical pins inserted in the tibia, talus, calcaneus, cuboid and navicular under local anaesthetic. Data were collected using a 10-camera optoelectric system (Qualysis, Sweden). Mean data for one subject (9 overground barefoot running trials, mean velocity: 2.2 m/s) are presented in table 1. The trials were reproducible (maximum 95% CI across all parameters: 2.3°).

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Biomechanics
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0021-9290
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Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 11:55
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 14:03
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/20661

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