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Do Barefoot Science™ insoles alter foot function?

BRANTHWAITE, Helen and Smith, D and CHOCKALINGAM, Nachiappan (2016) Do Barefoot Science™ insoles alter foot function? Foot and Ankle Surgery, 22 (2). pp. 66-67. ISSN 12687731

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Background: Barefoot Science™ insoles (BSI) are marketed as “reforming gait and reducing injuries”. The manufacturers claim that a graded metatarsal dome is novel and it is said to promote intrinsic foot muscle activity, improve balance and alter the shape of the arch. However, as such there is no evidence to support such claims.

Item Type: Article
Faculty: School of Life Sciences and Education > Sport and Exercise
Depositing User: Helen BRANTHWAITE
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2017 11:37
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2017 12:19
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/3204

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