Pressure distribution beneath the human foot

Bennett, P.J. & Duplock, L.R. (1993) Pressure distribution beneath the human foot. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 83(12), pp. 674-678.

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Abstract

A descriptive study was undertaken to establish the 95 percentile limits (proposed normal reference range) for pressure beneath the hallux, metatarsal heads, and heel in a group of healthy adult subjects. A new force plate device capable of accurately measuring discrete areas of pressure beneath the human foot with high temporal and spatial resolution was used. The system is capable of accurately measuring plantar foot pressure during dynamic and static foot function. The results of this research are in close agreement with other published studies of plantar foot pressure measurement with comparable systems.

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ID Code: 77517
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: footprint, force, pressure, norms, platform
DOI: 10.7547/87507315-83-12-674
ISSN: 8750-7315
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Podiatry (110318)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 12 Oct 2014 23:19
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2014 23:19

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