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Athletic Socks

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Socks are an essential component of footwear for the athlete. Previously considered a commodity item, athletic socks are now designed to provide significant functional and protective benefits for the active person. This chapter will provide an overview of the key factors in the recommendation of proper socks (hosiery) for the athlete.

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  • Cotton Fiber
  • Plantar Pressure
  • Synthetic Fiber
  • Wool Fiber
  • Compression Stocking

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Richie, D.H. (2017). Athletic Socks. In: Werd, M., Knight, E., Langer, P. (eds) Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52136-7_7

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