Preliminary evaluation of prototype footwear and insoles to optimise balance and gait in older people

Source: BMC geriatrics

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: 11 September 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Footwear has the potential to influence balance in either a detrimental or beneficial manner, and is therefore an important consideration in relation to falls prevention. The objective of this study was to evaluate balance ability and gait patterns in older women while wearing prototype footwear and insoles designed to improve balance.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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