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High heels cause flat feet

Discussion in 'Biomechanics, Sports and Foot orthoses' started by Simon Spooner, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Full text of Dr Riley paper found here

    Changes in matrix protein biochemistry and the expression of mRNA encoding matrix proteins and metalloproteinases in posterior tibialis tendinopathy

     
  2. Scientist
    "my findings are pointless taken out of context"

    Media reporter
    "Scientist states "My findings are pointless""
     
  3. DaVinci

    DaVinci Well-Known Member

  4. seems to be alot a 2 + 2 = 465

    have not had time to read the paper

    but chicken or egg

    did the protein change cause the tendon to get weak or excessive loads caused the tendon to get weak a the protein change occurred ?
     
  5. Either way, if you stop the protein change....
     
  6. NewsBot

    NewsBot The Admin that posts the news.

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    Here is the actual press release that the news stories were based on:

    First step towards treatment for painful flat feet

     
  7. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    That minor comment in the press release which the research was not even about became the headline in a lot of media outlets that reported on this! .... don't figure
     
  8. Boots n all

    Boots n all Well-Known Member

    Yes it does figure, its a great head line "High heels cause flat feet" every woman will read that.....and some men.

    Why let fact's distort a great story
     
  9. I think Craig was using the lowest form of wit. But the best.
     
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