Running shoe materials

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The article presents chapter four of the book "Materials in Sports Equipment," edited by Mike Jenkins. It deals with the materials used for making running shoes. Key topics discussed include: shoe construction, the mechanics of running, shoe foam stress analysis, foam durability, and future developments. Specific topics elucidated on include: the biomechanics of the foot; isothermal compression of the air in shoe foam cells; stress analysis of the foam in the midsole heel; foam flexure and heel stability; the compression set as a materials selection tool; and foam temperature rise during running.

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  • N. J. Mills

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