Flat-Footedness Is Not a Disadvantage for Athletic Performance in Children Aged 11 to 15 Years

@article{Tudor2009FlatFootednessIN,
  title={Flat-Footedness Is Not a Disadvantage for Athletic Performance in Children Aged 11 to 15 Years},
  author={Anton Tudor and Lana Ru{\vz}i{\'c} and Branko {\vS}estan and Luka {\vS}irola and Tomislav Prpi{\'c}},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123},
  pages={e386 - e392}
}
OBJECTIVE. Because the controversy about the relation of foot morphology and foot function is still present, we find it surprising that there are no studies published dealing with motor skills and athletic performance in flat-footed school children. Our aim in this study was to determine if there is an association between the degree of foot flatness and several motor skills that are necessary for sport performance. METHODS. The feet of 218 children aged 11 to 15 years were scanned, and the arch… Expand
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