A comparison between static and dynamic foot mobility magnitude measures

Alshadli, Duaa and Chong, Albert K. and Newsham-West, Richard and Al-Baghdadi, Jasim Ahmed Ali and Milburn, Peter and McDougall, Kevin (2013) A comparison between static and dynamic foot mobility magnitude measures. In: 31st International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS 2013), 7-11 Jul 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Abstract

Traditional methods used to assess foot posture during dynamic activities rely on static measures of foot dimensions during partial weight bearing. In recent years, evidence was found which links musculoskeletal and overuse injury patterns in athletes to foot posture. To be able to accurately assess the relationship between injury patterns and foot posture, it might be necessary to study changes in the foot posture during the dynamic activities that the athlete normally undertakes. The purpose of this research is to introduce a method which can be used to measure changes in the foot posture during dynamic activities, hence providing a better prediction of the changes in the foot posture and its relationship to lower limb injuries. The results from static and dynamic foot posture measures were compared for two subjects and the results showed significant differences.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2014 12:53
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2017 03:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: dynamic foot posture; foot mobility magnitude; image-based measurements; medial longitudinal arch
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0903 Biomedical Engineering > 090302 Biomechanical Engineering
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110601 Biomechanics
02 Physical Sciences > 0299 Other Physical Sciences > 029901 Biological Physics
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920203 Diagnostic Methods
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25083

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