The_Foot - The Foot Modern Principles of Athletic Training...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
05/13/09 PED 217 1 The Foot Modern Principles of Athletic Training
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
05/13/09 PED 217 2 Anatomy Foot design – strength, flexibility, and coordinated movement Bones 26 Total 14 phalangeal 5 metatarsal 7 tarsal
Background image of page 2
05/13/09 PED 217 3 Arches of the Foot 1. Several arches formed by ligamentous and bony structures 2. Assist foot in supporting the body weight in an economical fashion, in absorbing the shock of weight bearing 3. 4 arches Medial Longitudinal Arch Lateral Longitudinal Arch Anterior Metatarsal Arch Transverse Arch
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
05/13/09 PED 217 4 Plantar Fascia Also known as plantar aponeurosis Thick white band of fibrous tissue Originates on medial tuberosity of the calcaneous and ends at the proximal heads of the metatarsals Supports foot against downward forces
Background image of page 4
05/13/09 PED 217 5 Movements of the Sub-talar Joint Inversion – sole of the foot turns medially Eversion – sole of the foot turns laterally Pronation – combined movements of talar
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 11

The_Foot - The Foot Modern Principles of Athletic Training...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online