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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Krauss, Inga; Valiant, Gordon; Horstmann, Thomas; Grau, Stefan 
Title:
Comparison of female foot morphology and last design in athletic footwear--are men's lasts appropriate for women? 
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences between female feet and last design. Four hundred twenty-four feet and four men's running shoe lasts (U.S. women 6.0-9.5), which also are used for the manufacturing of women's shoes, were scanned in three dimensions. Six foot measures were quantified. Different foot types were classified using a cluster analysis. Comparisons were made between last measures and averaged as well as foot type specific foot measures. Differences in width measu...    »
 
Journal title:
Research in sports medicine (Print) 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
140--156