The Effects of Surface Type on Experienced Foot Contact Pressures and Lower Limb Functioning During Running Performance

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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different surfaces on lower limb motion and encountered pressures at two locations on the plantar surface of the right foot. Nine females performed five trials for each of four surface conditions. The results provided no evidence for surface-related changes in experienced foot contact pressures. Both asphalt and grass surfaces resulted in the shortest relative time of forefoot immobility. No surface related differences were found for the range of pronation.

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Denniston, Nancy L. (Nancy Louise) December 1983.

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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different surfaces on lower limb motion and encountered pressures at two locations on the plantar surface of the right foot. Nine females performed five trials for each of four surface conditions. The results provided no evidence for surface-related changes in experienced foot contact pressures. Both asphalt and grass surfaces resulted in the shortest relative time of forefoot immobility. No surface related differences were found for the range of pronation.

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Denniston, Nancy L. (Nancy Louise). The Effects of Surface Type on Experienced Foot Contact Pressures and Lower Limb Functioning During Running Performance, thesis, December 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504383/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .