Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine

  • Matthew B. Werd
  • E. Leslie Knight

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Fundamentals of Athletic Footwear and Orthoses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Steven I. Subotnick, Christy King, Mher Vartivarian, Chatra Klaisri
      Pages 3-17
    3. Kevin A. Kirby
      Pages 19-35
    4. Tim Dutra
      Pages 37-46
    5. Bruce Williams
      Pages 47-54
    6. David Levine
      Pages 55-62
    7. Josh White
      Pages 63-67
    8. Douglas H. Richie
      Pages 69-78
    9. Matthew B. Werd
      Pages 79-87
    10. Matthew B. Werd
      Pages 95-101
    11. Paul R. Scherer
      Pages 103-111
    12. Paul R. Scherer
      Pages 113-118
    13. Douglas H. Richie
      Pages 119-132
    14. Matthew B. Werd, E. Leslie Knight
      Pages 133-140
  3. Sport-Specific Recommendations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. John F. Connors
      Pages 143-150
    3. David Granger
      Pages 151-160
    4. Kirk Herring
      Pages 161-191

About this book


Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine is a concise manual which provides a logical approach to prescribing footwear that will maximize performance and minimize injury in athletes. From fundamentals—including athletic foot types, basic biomechanics and gait evaluation—to step-by-step guidance through assessment and prescription of shoes, inserts, and orthoses, this book is both comprehensive and easily accessible. A wealth of sport-specific recommendations and referral, coding and billing are all addressed. Photographs and drawings clearly illustrate key concepts. Wherever relevant, the authors have incorporated evidence-based medicine. By presenting essential information in a convenient format, Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine will prove to be invaluable for sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, and athletic trainers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Matthew B. Werd
    • 1
  • E. Leslie Knight
    • 2
  1. 1.Foot and Ankle AssociatesLakelandUSA
  2. 2.ISC Division of WellnessLakelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-76415-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-76416-0
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