Footprint parameters of the young adult and the growing age group

Pao Yue-kong Library Electronic Theses Database

Footprint parameters of the young adult and the growing age group

 

Author: But, Kim-wah
Title: Footprint parameters of the young adult and the growing age group
Degree: M.Sc.
Year: 2001
Subject: Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Footprints
Department: Multi-disciplinary Studies
Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Centre
Pages: v, 102 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Language: English
InnoPac Record: http://library.polyu.edu.hk/record=b1608324
URI: http://theses.lib.polyu.edu.hk/handle/200/3970
Abstract: An examination of the footprint offers the possibility of an indirect statement about the medial longitudinal arch (MLA), which has been used by a number of previous investigators. Significant correlation between the arch height and footprint parameters is reported. 287 footprints were acquired by the Harris and Beath technique and scanned into digital images for calculating different footprint parameters. Mean value of each parameter were calculated for each age group. The correlation of the footprint parameters were calculated. The distributions of arch index, footprint index and footprint angle in adult and growing age group (age 6 to age 12) are compared by using the similar approach.

Files in this item

Files Size Format
b16083246.pdf 10.16Mb PDF
Copyright Undertaking
As a bona fide Library user, I declare that:
  1. I will abide by the rules and legal ordinances governing copyright regarding the use of the Database.
  2. I will use the Database for the purpose of my research or private study only and not for circulation or further reproduction or any other purpose.
  3. I agree to indemnify and hold the University harmless from and against any loss, damage, cost, liability or expenses arising from copyright infringement or unauthorized usage.
By downloading any item(s) listed above, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the copyright undertaking as stated above, and agree to be bound by all of its terms.

     

Quick Search

Browse

More Information