www.istockphoto.com #1717007 Studies assess school shoes, flip-flops Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia have identified gait changes associated with pediatric footwear that may help explain foot complaints that have been reported in children. In one study presented at the i-FAB congress, Oxford-style school shoes were associated with changes in variables related to pronation, but those changes varied throughout the gait cycle.
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