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Less foot injuries in rural Ethiopian school children wearing shoes

Discussion in 'General Issues and Discussion Forum' started by NewsBot, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. NewsBot

    NewsBot The Admin that posts the news.

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    Use of footwear and foot condition among rural Ethiopian school children
    Emi Watanabe, Colleen M. McBride, Abebayehu Tora, Desta A. Ayode, David Farrell, Gail Davey
    Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health; Article in Press
     
  2. Blaise Dubois

    Blaise Dubois Active Member

    That's an amassing study LOL
     
  3. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    I guess it comes down to 6 of one and half a dozen of the other:

    Wear shoes = correlation with some foot pathologies
    Not wear shoes = correlation with more foot trauma injuries

    --> barefoot not all its claimed to be ...
     
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    NewsBot The Admin that posts the news.

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    Association between Footwear Use and Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Sara Tomczyk, Kebede Deribe, Simon J. Brooker, Hannah Clark, Khizar Rafique, Stefanie Knopp, Jürg Utzinger, Gail Davey
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(11): e3285.
     
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    Effects of wearing shoes on the feet: Radiographic comparison of middle-aged partially shod Maasai women’s feet and regularly shod Maasai and Korean women’s feet
    Jun Young Choi, M.D et al
    Foot and Ankle Surgery; Article in Press
     
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