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The effect of heel height on gait and posture a review of the literature

Cowley, E.E. and Chevalier, T.L. and Chockalingam, N. (2009) The effect of heel height on gait and posture a review of the literature. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 99 (6). pp. 512-518.

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This article explores relevant full-text literature to reveal the effects of heel height on gait and posture and the kinetics and kinematics of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, and spine. Furthermore, special attention will be given to the implications of increased heel height for clinicians treating locomotor disorders and provide information to aid clinical decision making. Full-text articles accessed from databases including AMED, ASSIA, Blackwell Synergy, BNI, Voyager, CINAHL, ScienceDirect, and Taylor Francis inform the review.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By (since 1996) 7
Uncontrolled Keywords: biomechanics; body posture; gait; heel; histology; human; physiology; review, Biomechanics; Gait; Heel; Humans; Posture
Subjects: A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
B800 Medical Technology
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C600 Sports Science
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences > Psychology, Sport and Exercise
Depositing User: Nachiappan CHOCKALINGAM
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2013 22:27
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2013 22:27
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/717

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