Scientific Program

Fourth Symposium of the Technical Group on Footwear Biomechanics

August 5-7, 1999 Canmore / Canada


August 6

8:15 - 8:30

Opening

8:30 - 9:00

Invited Lecture: EVALUATION OF SHOCK ATTENUATION Joe Hamill
Shock-Impact and Materials

9:00 - 9:15

SIGNAL PROCESSING APPROACHES TO EVALUATE THE PERFORMANCE OF SHOCK ABSORBING INSERTS FOR FOOTWEAR  M. J. Lake and B. L. Patritti

9:15 - 9:30

IN VIVO ASSESSMENT OF THE SHOCK ABSORPTION CHARACTERISTICS OF ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR INSERT MATERIALS B. L. Patritti and M. J. Lake

9:30 - 9:45

CORRELATIONS BETWEEN THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF RUNNING SHOES/ ARTIFICIAL TRACKS AND THE SENSORY EVALUATIONS BY DISTANCE RUNNERS Sadayuki Ujihashi, Mitsuhiro Iwasaki, Katsumasa Tanaka and Norio Inou

9:45 - 10:00

USING BENCH TOP METHODS TO EVALUATE DUAL-DENSITY MATERIALS USED IN THERAPEUTIC FOOTWEAR  James G. Foto, James A. Birke

10:00 - 10:15

A NON-LINEAR HYPERELASTIC FINITE ELEMENT MODEL OF ENERGY RETURN ENHANCEMENT IN SPORT SURFACES AND SHOES G. Baroud , U.-J. Goerke , H. Guenther, D.J. Stefanyshyn, J.E. Miller, B.M. Nigg

10:15 - 10:30

METHOD OF EVALUATION OF POWERABSORPTION PROPERTIES OF A BIOMECHANICAL SYSTEM " LOCOMOTORIUM - SPORTS FOOTWEAR - ARTIFICIAL COVER " B. Dychko

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Running

11:00 - 11:15

TIMING OF LOWER EXTREMITY MOTIONS DURING BAREFOOT AND SHOD RUNNING AT THREE DIFFERENT VELOCITIES D.De Clercq, B.De Wit

11:15 - 11:30

MEASUREMENT OF PLANTAR PRESSURES, REARFOOT MOTION, AND TIBIAL SHOCK DURING RUNNING 10 KM ON A 400 M TRACK T. F. Sterzing, E. M. Hennig

11:30 - 11:45

THE EFFECT OF CONTROLLED VARIATIONS IN RUNNING STYLE ON REARFOOT MOVEMENT AND GROUND REACTION FORCES  U.G. Kersting, J. Neumann

11:45 - 12:00

THE EFFECT OF VARYING MIDSOLE HARDNESS ON FORCE ATTENUATION AND REARFOOT MOVEMENT DURING RUNNING: A META-ANALYSIS Alan Hreljac, & Robert N. Marshall

12:00 - 12:15

THE INFLUENCE OF FOOTWEAR AND SHOE HARDNESS ON LOWER EXTREMITY INTRALIMB COORDINATION STRATEGIES M.J. Kurz, and N. Stergiou

12:15 - 12:30

FOREFOOT PLANTAR PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION INSIDE THE SOCCER BOOT DURING RUNNING V.R. Coyles and M.J.Lake

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Sports

14:00 - 14:15

THE INFLUENCE OF SOCCER BOOT CONSTRUCTION ON BALL VELOCITY AND SHOCK TO THE BODY E. M. Hennig, O. Zulbeck

14:15 - 14:30

DEVELOPMENT OF A METHOD FOR MEASURING HORIZONTAL FORCES IN SOCCER BOOTS STUDS DURING SKILLS PERFOMANCE A.C. García, A. Martínez, J.S. Solaz, J. Montero, J.V. Durá, J.F. Ramiro

14:30 - 14:45

SHOE DESIGN AND LATERAL STABILITY IN FLOORBALL E. Avramakis, A. Stacoff, E. Stüssi

14:45 - 15:00

PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION DURING SLIDING ON TENNIS CLAY COURT O. Bloch, W. Potthast and G.-P. Brüggemann

15:00 - 15:15

ASSESSING ICE HOCKEY SKATE BOOT STIFFNESS David J. Pearsall, René A. Turcotte, David L. Montgomery

15:15 - 15:30

TIMING AND VALUES OF PEAKS OF PLANTAR PRESSURE AND FORCE FOR ALPINE SKI INSTRUCTORS PERFORMING A VARIETY OF TURNS ON GROOMED TERRAIN D. Lafontaine and M. Lamontagne

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Loading and Injuries

16:00 - 16:15

BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CHRONIC ACHILLODYNIA IN RUNNERS S. Grau, F. Mayer, I. Krauß, M. Beck, W. Bäurle, H. Baur, Ch. Maiwald

16:15 - 16:30

KNEE JOINT MOMENTS AND PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME IN RUNNERS PART I: A CASE CONTROL STUDY; PART II: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY D.J. Stefanyshyn, P. Stergiou, V.M.Y. Lun, W.H. Meeuwisse, B.M. Nigg

16:30 - 16:45

A COMPARISON OF IN VIVO LOCAL METATARSAL DEFORMATION WEARING TWO DIFFERENT MILITARY BOOTS A. Arndt, P. Westblad, I. Ekenman and A. Lundberg

16:45 - 17:00

HEEL LIFT INFLUENCE ON ACHILLES TENDON LOADING S.J. Dixon and D.G. Kerwin

17:00 - 17:15

INTERNAL LOADING OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY DURING RUNNING OBTAINED BY TWO DIFFERENT CALCULATION METHODS U.G. Kersting, H. Böhm, G.-P. Brüggemann


August 7

8:30 - 9:00

Invited Lecture: PERCEPTION - THE RELATIONSHIP OF BIOMECHANICAL AND SUBJECTIVE DATA Thomas L. Milani
Gait and Pressure

9:00 - 9:15

THE INFLUENCE OF DAILY ACTIVITY MOVEMENT PATTERNS ON THE IN-SHOE PLANTAR PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION OF CHILDREN  D. Borges Machado and E. M. Hennig

9:15 - 9:30

ANALYSIS OF PLANTAR PRESSURES DURING GAIT OF PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON´S DISEASE  S. Kimmeskamp, E. M. Hennig

9:30 - 9:45

PLANTAR FOOT PRESSURE OF LOWER LEG AMPUTEES DURING GAIT AND RUNNING B. Van Gheluwe and B. Nelen

9:45 - 10:00

IN-SHOE PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION: AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO ANALYSIS Martyn Shorten, Bin Xia, Tim Eng and Dan Johnson

10:00 - 10:15

A NEW PORTABLE METHOD FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF PRESSURE-DISCOMFORT THRESHOLD (PDT) ON THE FOOT PLANT J.C. Gonzalez, A. C. García, M. J. Vivas, E. Ferrús, E. Alcántara, A. Forner

10:15 - 10:30

SLIPPERS, SURFACES AND THE GAIT OF OLDER ARTHRITIC FEMALES: WHERE ARE WE NOW? B.J. Munro, J.R. Steele

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Foot Mechanics and Traction

11:00 - 11:15

SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN FOOT SHAPE R.E. Wunderlich and P.R. Cavanagh

11:15 - 11:30

DO SIMILARITIES IN FOOT SURFACE FORMS REFLECT SIMILARITIES IN FOOT BONE STRUCTURE? M. Kouchi, M. Mochimaru

11:30 - 11:45

THE THICKNESS OF THE HEEL PAD LOADED BY BODYWEIGHT IN OBESE AND NORMAL WEIGHT ADULTS D. Nass, E. M. Hennig, R. van Treek 

11:45 - 12:00

DYNAMIC ARCH DEFORMATION AND ITS CONSEQUENCE ON SHOE DESIGN P.Freychat and N. Bouche

12:00 - 12:15

A MECHANISM EXPLAINING TRACTION OF FOOTWEAR ON NATURAL SURFACES E. B. Barry, P. D. Milburn

12:15 - 12:30

A FOOTWEAR TRACTION MEASURING DEVICE E. B. Barry, P. D. Milburn

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

 

Special Seminar:
Biomechanically Driven 
Developments in Sport Shoe Technology 

14:00 - 14:20

FEET YOU WEAR TECHNOLOGY Simon Luethi

14:20 - 14:40

TUNED AIR TECHNOLOGY Martyn Shorten

14:40 - 15:00

WAVE PLATE TECHNOLOGY Yasunori Kaneko

15:00 - 15:30

DISCUSSION

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Orthotics and Inserts

16:00 - 16:15

THE INFLUENCE OF ARCH SUPPORT MECHANISMS ON PLANTAR FOOT PRESSURES IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AND PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY G. F. Kogler

16:15 - 16:30

EFFECTS OF FOREFOOT ORTHOTIC POSTING ON THE KINEMATICS OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES DURING WALKING M.A. Nurse, B.M. Nigg, S. Deazeley

16:30 - 16:45

ARE THE KINETIC AND KINEMATIC CHANGES TO GAIT CAUSED BY FOOT ORTHOTIC USE IN A PRONATED POPULATION PERMANENT, OR MITIGATED DURING A ONE-MONTH PERIOD OF ADAPTATION L.B. Rosenfeld, J.Ronsky, P. Wiley, D. Caswell

16:45 - 17:00

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF HEEL-BASED REPLACEMENT INSOLES ON THE KINETICS AND KINEMATICS OF LOCOMOTION N. Benjuya

17:00 - 17:15

IN-SKATE PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION DIFFERENCES WITH A CUSTOM MOLDED ORTHOTIC K. Ford MS, J. Stern, C. Morin

 

17:15 - 18:00      FOOTWEAR GROUP MEETING