The effect of rollover footwear on head and trunk posture during standing

Pol, F, Forghany, S, Nester, CJ and Rahimi, A 2014, 'The effect of rollover footwear on head and trunk posture during standing' , Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7 , A21-A21.

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Abstract

Footwear with a curved sole profile has become popular due to the proposed benefits to gait, posture and altered muscle activity and tone. In addition, rocker profiled footwear are one of the most commonly prescribed therapeutic shoes. The altered movement of the body over the foot due to the curved sole profile is assumed to alter the position of the hips and thereafter the trunk, spine and perhaps the head too. This could have some benefits for those with back pain [5]. However, whilst evidence for the effects on the lower limb is becoming comprehensive, there is a paucity of information for any effects on head and trunk posture.

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 13:42
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 03:42
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/33050

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