Toe-tal recall - What on Earth are our toes actually for?

@article{Wallden2016ToetalR,
  title={Toe-tal recall - What on Earth are our toes actually for?},
  author={Matt Wallden},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={418-31}
}
When viewed through an evolutionary or naturalistic lens, to walk, run and move barefoot is, of course, the default human condition. Any alteration of this is an alteration of not just millions of years of bipedal hominid function, but hundreds of millions of years of natural selection’s honing and refining of foot structure. The 2 papers featured in this section are, first, The effects of dorso-lumbar motion restriction on the ground reaction force components during running, by Moreley & Traum… CONTINUE READING