Validity and repeatability of three commercially available in-shoe pressure measurement systems

Price, C, Parker, DJ and Nester, CJ 2014, 'Validity and repeatability of three commercially available in-shoe pressure measurement systems' , Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7 (S1) , A67-A67.

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Abstract

In-shoe pressure measurement devices are commonly used in research and clinical settings to quantify pressure on the plantar foot. Various in-shoe pressure measurement devices are currently available and they differ in their size, number of sensors, sensor type and therefore their loading response and accuracy. Previous comparisons focus on pressure plates [1]. An in-shoe study highlighted that the F-Scan system became erroneous at pressures over 200kPa and the repeatability of the Novel device was high [2]. However the long loading durations (11 minutes) studied has limited application to a real-life setting. The validity and repeatability of each system effects their appropriateness for applications within clinical and research test settings. This abstract, therefore aims to establish the suitability of each device to test protocols with differing loading magnitudes and durations.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1757-1146
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Depositing User: Unnamed user with email usir@salford.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2017 11:44
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017 20:46
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/32992

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