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Load transference with the gain of excessive body mass: A two-year longitudinal study

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dc.title Load transference with the gain of excessive body mass: A two-year longitudinal study en
dc.contributor.author Li, Ruoyi
dc.contributor.author Liu, Qingyun
dc.contributor.author Chen, Xuecan
dc.contributor.author Yan, Shiyang
dc.contributor.author Zhao, Yihong
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Linshan
dc.contributor.author Baďurová, Jitka
dc.contributor.author Yang, Luming
dc.contributor.author Fan, Haojun
dc.relation.ispartof International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
dc.identifier.issn 1661-7827 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2021
utb.relation.volume 18
utb.relation.issue 6
dc.citation.spage 1
dc.citation.epage 9
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ijerph18062879
dc.relation.uri https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/6/2879
dc.subject follow-up study en
dc.subject foot function en
dc.subject load transfer en
dc.subject obese children en
dc.subject overweight children en
dc.description.abstract Previous studies investigating the effect of excessive weight on the foot have commonly been cross-sectional; therefore, it is still unclear how the foot function gradually changes with the increased body mass that is physiologically gained over time. This study aimed to use a load transfer method to identify the mechanism of how the foot function changed with the increased excessive body mass over two years. Taking normal weight as the baseline, fifteen children became overweight or obese (group 1), and fifteen counterparts maintained normal weight (group 0) over the two years. Barefoot walking was assessed using a Footscan® plate system. A load transfer method was used based upon the relative force–time integral (FTI) to provide an insight into plantar load transference as children increased in weight. Significantly increased FTIs were found at the big toe (BT), medial metatarsal (MM), lateral metatarsal (LM), and lateral heel (HL) in group 1, while at BT, MM, medial heel (HM), and HL in group 0. Foot load showed a posterior to anterior transferal from midfoot (2.5%) and heel (7.0%) to metatarsal and big toe in group 1. The control group, however, shifted the loading within the metatarsal level from LM to HM (4.1%), and equally relieved weight from around the midfoot (MF) (3.0%) to BT, MM, HM and HL. Earlier weight loss intervention is required to prevent further adverse effects on foot functions caused by excessive weight-bearing. © 2021 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1010243
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85102392309
utb.identifier.wok 000639241900001
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-23T11:20:49Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-23T11:20:49Z
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Baďurová, Jitka
utb.wos.affiliation [Li, Ruoyi; Liu, Qingyun; Yan, Shiyang; Zhao, Yihong; Zhang, Linshan; Yang, Luming] Sichuan Univ, Natl Engn Res Ctr Clean Technol Leather Ind, Chengdu 610065, Peoples R China; [Li, Ruoyi; Yan, Shiyang; Zhao, Yihong; Zhang, Linshan; Yang, Luming; Fan, Haojun] Sichuan Univ, Key Lab Leather Chem & Engn, Chengdu 610065, Peoples R China; [Chen, Xuecan] Rongcheng Customs Dist PR China, Fuzhou 350015, Peoples R China; [Badurova, Jitka] Tomas Bata Univ, Fac Technol, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation National Engineering Research Center of Clean Technology in Leather Industry, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610065, China; Key Laboratory of Leather Chemistry and Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610065, China; Rongcheng Customs District P.R. China, Fuzhou, 350015, China; Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University, Zlin, 76001, Czech Republic
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