TITLE

Feet, test and match!

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;May/Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the factors to consider by shoe companies in manufacturing tennis shoes. Need for manufacturers to improve the thickness of the soles of the tennis shoes to reduce the level of stability; Importance of developing a shock absorbing heel; Benefits of incorporation of elastic materials and components into the sole to improve the player's dynamism.
ACCESSION #
17572341

 

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