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On high heels and short muscles: A multiscale model for sarcomere loss in the gastrocnemius muscle

from Journal of Theoretical Biology via ScienceDirect

High heels are a major source of chronic lower limb pain. Yet, more than one third of all women compromise health for looks and wear high heels on a daily basis. Changing from flat footwear to high heels induces chronic muscle shortening associated with discomfort, fatigue, reduced shock absorption, and increased injury risk. However, the long-term effects of high-heeled footwear on the musculoskeletal kinematics of the lower extremities remain poorly understood. more


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