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How the Foot Works

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The Human Foot

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This chapter is a review of how we have reached our present state of knowledge of the human foot. The gross structure of the foot was known long before there was an understanding of how it functioned. These insights only started in the nineteenth century. They continue to be pursued thanks to the growth of biomechanical studies by orthopaedic surgeons and sports scientists.

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Klenerman, L., Wood, B. (2006). How the Foot Works. In: The Human Foot. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/1-84628-032-X_3

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