Pressure Distribution under the Foot during Walking


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Biomechanik Labor Essen


During barefoot walking this male subject - with a high arch foot - does not show plantar pressures between the heel and forefoot. During the push-off phase high pressures are visible under the second and third metatarsal heads with very high pressures under the big toe during the final phase of contact. (Values on the Y-axis in kPa)


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