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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 2018-11-07 22:14:43.985

Authors

B. Kathirgamanathan
P. Silva
J. Fernandez

Year of Publication

2018

Source

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

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

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."

Type of Study

Quantitative

How to Access

To read the full abstract and for information on how to access the full text, go to: https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2018.1527320 or contact your DHB library, local or organisational library for assistance.