Kinematics of the foot and ankle

Mako Fukano

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter is designed to provide a better understanding of foot and ankle kinematics. In the first half of this Chapter I describe foot arch kinematics and related gender differences, and in the last half I provide a new approach for evaluating talocrural and subtalar joint kinematics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSports Injuries and Prevention
PublisherSpringer Japan
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9784431553182, 9784431553175
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1


  • Foot longitudinal arch
  • Subtalar joint
  • Talocrural joint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Fukano, M. (2015). Kinematics of the foot and ankle. In Sports Injuries and Prevention (pp. 337-345). Springer Japan.