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Title: A method for measuring human foot shape during running stance
Author: Blenkinsopp, Robert
ISNI:       0000 0004 7224 7950
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2015
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Knowledge of the three dimensional shape of the human foot is important in the design of shoes to facilitate correct fit. Currently only the static shape of the foot is considered despite the fact that the foot undergoes changes in its shape, particularly in athletic pursuits, due to associated movements and loadings. Attempts, presented in research, have been made to measure dynamic foot shape. However, to date, measurements have been limited in detail as well as restricted to walking gait, as a result of the method. The work of this thesis aimed to develop a methodology that would be capable of measuring the three dimensional shape of the human foot during the stance phase of gait, in locomotion speeds associated with running.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Adidas AG
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID:  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Dynamic foot shape ; Dynamic foot deformation ; 3D digital image correlation ; Running ; Footwear ; Kinematics ; GOM ARAMIS