Characterization of foot morphology through 3D optical measures

Ezio Preatoni, Renato Rodano, Roberto Squadrone, Dario Cazzola, Marco Mazzola, Giancarlo Moroni, Giuseppe Andreoni, Antonio Pedotti

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The aims of this work were: the definition of an experimental protocol for foot shape anthropometry characterization through advanced 3D scanning technologies; the assessment of the effects of load and position on foot morphology; the creation of a consistent database of both anatomical and standard shoemaking measures. 3D foot shapes from 89 subjects were captured by using a stereophotogrammetric scanning system. A set of dedicated measures were extracted from each individual foot in 5 different conditions in terms of lower limbs position and load. Results gave some interesting indications concerning foot morphology and suggested that position and load do not seem to deeply affect foot measures.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2008-01-1880
Pages (from-to)585-589
Number of pages5
JournalSAE Technical Papers
Issue number1
Early online date17 Jun 2008
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2009
EventDigital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering Conference and Exhibition - Pittsburgh, PA, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 17 Jun 200819 Jun 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering


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