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Implication of obesity on motion, posture and internal stress of the foot: An experimental and finite element analysis

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 7 November 2018


B. Kathirgamanathan
P. Silva
J. Fernandez

Year of Publication



Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering [Epub ahead of print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



In this study, the authors analysed changes in feet due to obesity. The study shows "some changes in foot posture and gait where obese subjects were more likely to have pronated feet, smaller joint angles in the sagittal and frontal planes, smaller cadence, and smaller stride length."

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