By Steven I. Subotnick, Christy King, Mher Vartivarian, Chatra Klaisri (auth.), Matthew B. Werd, E. Leslie Knight (eds.)

Athletic sneakers and Orthoses in activities Medicine is a concise handbook which gives a logical method of prescribing sneakers that might maximize functionality and reduce damage in athletes. From fundamentals—including athletic foot varieties, easy biomechanics and gait evaluation—to step by step counsel via review and prescription of trainers, inserts, and orthoses, this ebook is either entire and simply obtainable. A wealth of sport-specific techniques and referral, coding and billing are all addressed. images and drawings in actual fact illustrate key suggestions. anyplace appropriate, the authors have included evidence-based drugs. by means of proposing crucial info in a handy layout, Athletic shoes and Orthoses in activities Medicine will turn out to be necessary for activities drugs physicians, podiatrists, actual therapists, and athletic trainers.

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25. Anatomy of a running shoe: American Running Association. 1 March 2007, http://www. articlenbr=1430. 1 Evolution of Athletic Footwear 17 26. Reeves M: The Athletic Shoe. California School of Podiatric Medicine Biomechanics II Class. Samuel Merritt College. Room TC 9, 4 April 2007. 27. Super D: Anatomy of a running shoe. Roadrunner sports. 3 March 2007, http://www. contentId=content1106. Chapter 2 Evolution of Foot Orthoses in Sports Kevin A. Kirby Foot orthoses have been used for over 150 years by the medical profession for the treatment of various pathologies of the foot and lower extremity [1].

L. shoe insert casting and fabrication. Technical Report 53. Biomechanics Laboratory, University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley, 1967. 14. Blake RL, Denton JA: Functional foot orthoses for athletic injuries: A retrospective study. JAPMA, 75:359–362, 1985. 15. Blake RL: Inverted functional orthoses. JAPMA, 76:275–276, 1986. 16. Blake RL, Ferguson H: Foot orthoses for the severe flatfoot in sports. JAPMA, 81:549, 1991. 2 Evolution of Foot Orthoses in Sports 33 17. Kirby KA: The medial heel skive technique: improving pronation control in foot orthoses.

MacLean CL, Hamill J: Short and long-term influence of a custom foot orthotic intervention on lower extremity dynamics in injured runners. Annual ISB Meeting, Cleveland, September 2005. 73. Eng JJ, Pierrynowski MR: The effect of soft foot orthotics on three-dimensional lower-limb kinematics during walking and running. Phys Therapy, 74:836–844, 1994. 74. Nawoczenski DA, Cook TM, Saltzman CL: The effect of foot orthotics on three-dimensional kinematics of the leg and rearfoot during running. J Ortho Sp Phys Ther, 21:317–327, 1995.

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