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dc.contributorInstitute of Textiles and Clothing-
dc.creatorLi, PL-
dc.creatorYick, KL-
dc.creatorNg, SP-
dc.creatorYip, J-
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-02T04:19:30Z-
dc.date.available2020-01-02T04:19:30Z-
dc.identifier.issn0018-7208en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10397/81579-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSAGE Publicationsen_US
dc.rightsArticle reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions Copyright © 2019, Human Factors and Ergonomics Societyen_US
dc.rightsPak-Yiu Liu , Joanne Yip, Kit-Lun Yick, Chun-Wah Marcus Yuen, Chi-Yung Tse, Sun-Pui Ng and Derry Law, Effects of a tailor-made girdle on posture of adolescents with early scoliosis, Textile Research Journal, vol. 85, no. 12, pp. 1234-1246. Copyright © 2015 The Author(s). DOI: 10.1177/0040517514561928.en_US
dc.subjectAgeen_US
dc.subjectTextured indoor footwearen_US
dc.subjectCenter of pressureen_US
dc.subjectPostural stabilityen_US
dc.subjectWomenen_US
dc.titleInfluence of textured indoor footwear on posture stability of older women based on center-of-pressure measurementsen_US
dc.typeJournal/Magazine Articleen_US
dc.identifier.spage1247en_US
dc.identifier.epage1260en_US
dc.identifier.volume61en_US
dc.identifier.issue8en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0018720819837414en_US
dcterms.abstractObjective: The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of indoor footwear with a textured surface to improve control of balance and reduce excessive plantar pressure in older women.-
dcterms.abstractBackground: Balance instability is a common condition in older people. Textured insoles with protrusions on the entire insole have been examined for enhancing somatosensory feedback in the elderly to improve control over balance. However, these insoles have significant challenges in distributing the plantar pressure. Textured insoles with tailored protrusions should be therefore investigated for the same purpose but provide better plantar pressure distribution.-
dcterms.abstractMethod: A total of 24 older women have undergone both static standing and walking tests with the use of the in-shoe Pedar® system.-
dcterms.abstractResults: The results indicate that wearing textured indoor footwear provides a significant reduction in postural sway, particularly in the medial–lateral direction during walking. As compared to walking barefoot, the center-of-pressure trajectory when wearing the textured indoor footwear remains supported with less variance among the steps, which is statistically significant in the medial–lateral direction. A significant reduction in the peak pressure is found in the forefoot and rearfoot regions as the plantar pressure is redistributed to the midfoot regions.-
dcterms.abstractConclusion: The textured surface of the insole improves balance control of older women and effectively reduces foot pressure at high pressure areas.-
dcterms.abstractApplication: The findings enhance current understanding on textured footwear as a form of intervention associated with changes in functional impairments, therefore providing basis for footwear design in balance control.-
dcterms.accessRightsopen accessen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationHuman factors, 1 Dec. 2019, v. 61, no. 8, p. 1247-1260-
dcterms.isPartOfHuman factors-
dcterms.issued2019-12-01-
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000494184900002-
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-85064053036-
dc.identifier.pmid30950640-
dc.identifier.pmid30950640-
dc.identifier.eissn1547-8181en_US
dc.description.validate202001 bcrcen_US
dc.description.oaAccepted Manuscripten_US
dc.identifier.FolderNumbera0378-n14en_US
dc.description.pubStatusPublisheden_US
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