TITLE

Making Tracks

AUTHOR(S)
Bouchard, Nancy
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
SGB;Jul2007 Footwear Business Supplemet, Vol. 40, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the research and development of footwear. The link between poorly fitting footwear and several foot ailments including plantar fasciitis, hammer toes and blisters is explored. Studies in footwear biomechanics aimed at combating these ailments are discussed, as are innovations in the design of shoes since the 1980s.
ACCESSION #
27771085

 

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