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The Effects of Ankle Taping on Plantar Pressure and Plantar Force Distribution during Gait

@inproceedings{Annetts2008TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Ankle Taping on Plantar Pressure and Plantar Force Distribution during Gait},
  author={S. Annetts and Angharad Creighton-Griffiths and H. Hopkins and Elizabeth F. Evans},
  year={2008}
}
activities as a form of protection against lateral ligament injury and has been shown to decrease the incidence of ankle sprain (Norris, 2004). The literature on ankle taping suggests the possibility of taping having a detrimental effect on the lower limb biomechanics which may predispose to injury (Robbins and Waked, 1998). A few studies have investigated pressure change when varying the type of footwear, but none seem to have analysed the pressures and forces applied through the foot when the… CONTINUE READING

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