A PILOT STUDY ON COMPARISON OF CUSHIONING ABILITY OF CLOTH SPORT SHOE WITH OTHER ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR

  • Daniel T.P. Fong
  • Youlian Hong
  • Mario Lamontagne
  • Jingxian Li
Keywords: cloth sport shoe, human pendulum, cushioning

Abstract

Previous studies assessed the cushioning ability of different athletic footwear including running shoes and court shoes. In recent years, concern about the protective function of cloth sport shoe, a kind of low-price and popular athletic footwear in the youth generation for sport activities, has become popular in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China. However, the cushioning ability of cloth sport shoe was still left uninvestigated. The purpose of this study was to give a preliminary assessment on the cushioning performance of cloth sport shoe compared with other types of sport shoes.
Published
2008-03-02