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The impact of obesity on foot morphology in women aged 48 years or older

Kristína Tománková et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Czech

Journal : Acta Gymnica

Background: Obesity is major risk factor for many diseases within society and represents extensive loads for the feet which lead to various foot disorders and deformities. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of obesity as represented by percent body fat (PBF) on foot morphology. Methods: The study sample included 139 Czech women aged 48–69 years. The women were divided into two groups by PBF: non-obese women (NOW)(n= 66; PBF< 35%) and obese women (OW)(n= 73; PBF> 35%). Measurements …
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