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Foot Temperature Assessment

  • Marina Gil-CalvoEmail author
  • Irene Jimenez-Perez
  • Pedro Pérez-Soriano
  • Jose Ignacio Priego Quesada
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Thermographic studies of the foot can be very useful in 3 different ways: in preventing injury, in analyzing sporting technique and in assessing the effects of footwear and clothing. The aim of this chapter is to discuss several methodological points concerning the thermal analysis of the foot using infrared thermography, as well as to discuss how it can be applied to the science of sports, both in areas already researched and those as yet uninvestigated.

Keywords

Thermal Comfort Sweat Gland Thermal Imaging Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Plantar Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marina Gil-Calvo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Irene Jimenez-Perez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pedro Pérez-Soriano
    • 1
  • Jose Ignacio Priego Quesada
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Group in Sport Biomechanics (GIBD), Department of Physical Education and SportsUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Biophysics and Medical Physics Group, Department of PhysiologyUniversity of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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