Effect of foot wear on balance score

Nidhi Kalra and Sumit Kalra

Barefoot and minimal footwear running have become increasingly popular. Barefoot advocates claim that running injuries may be reduced when running in little or no footwear. On the contrary footwear has its own role in providing postural stability. This study analyses the effects of footwear on balance in young females and concluded there is significant effect of footwear on balance.

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