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Body weight and the medial longitudinal foot arch: high-arched foot, a hidden problem?
This study had two objectives. First, to determine the prevalence of hollow (high-arched) and flat foot among primary school children in Cracow (Poland). Second, to evaluate the relationship betweenExpand
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 6–13 years—alarming increase in obesity in Cracow, Poland
This study in children aged 6–13 years (n = 1,499) was performed between October 2008 and March 2009. Height and weight measurements were taken to calculate BMI. The prevalence of overweight andExpand
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Influence of some anthropometric parameters on the risk of development of distal complications after mastectomy carried out because of breast carcinoma
The analysis included 46 women after radical breast amputation because of cancer with which lymphoedema occurred in the upper limb, as well as 51 women in whom no lymphoedema occurred during theExpand
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Effect of Obesity Level on the Longitudinal Arch in 7- to 12-Year-Old Rural and Urban Children.
BACKGROUND We sought to evaluate the influence of obesity level on the medial longitudinal arch (MLA) of the foot in 7- to 12-year-old children. METHODS The study group consisted of 925 childrenExpand
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The association between high-arched feet, plantar pressure distribution and body posture in young women
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of excessive feet arching (symmetrical and asymmetrical) on plantar pressure distribution and on the alignment of pelvis, spine and shoulder girdle.Expand
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Characteristics of Selected Anthropometric Foot Indicators in Physically Active Students.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the type of medial longitudinal arch (MLA) in students of Krakow universities, investigate the relationship between physical activity and the shapingExpand
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DIFFERENCES IN THE PREVALENCE OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY IN 5- to 14-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN IN KRAKÓW, POLAND, USING THREE NATIONAL BMI CUT-OFFS.
The problem of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents has been noted in many different countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the differences in the percentage occurrence ofExpand
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Prevalence of generalised joint hypermobility in relation to selected medical and training indicators in swimmers: Randomised control study
Generalised joint hypermobility (GJH) is characterised by the range of motion that exceeds normal limits in multiple joints. GJH is relatively common. When it is accompanied with otherExpand