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forefoot

 [for´foot]
the front part of the foot.

forefoot

/fore·foot/ (-foot)
1. one of the front feet of a quadruped.
2. the fore part of the foot.

forefoot

(fôr′fo͝ot′)
n.
Either of the front feet of a quadruped.

forefoot

the portion of the foot that includes the metatarsus and toes.

fore·foot

(fōr'fut)
The part of the foot containing the metatarsal bones and phalanges; the front part of the foot.

forefoot

distal part of foot (from metatarsal bases to the apices of toes)
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Not only were these participants wrong about the foot strike they perceived themselves to have, but heel striking runs counter to the belief that minimalist shoes force forefoot striking.
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Just because you put on a minimalist shoe doesn't necessarily mean you're automatically going to adopt a forefoot strike," University of Central Florida researcher Carey Rothschild said back in July.
Figure 3 shows Leg and Ankle data (Figure 3A), as well as Foot and Forefoot data (Figure 3B) for the front stepping foot averaged for all players in both Level and Net groups during the FSFCP.
Treatment of DPA aneurysms should not be based on the presence of symptoms, because the development of thromembolic complications with subsequent toes and forefoot ischemia can occur without warning signs or even the risk of rupture (3,4).
A supra-malleolar (SMO) trimline guides medial/lateral ankle alignment and fully encompasses the heel and forefoot for alignment control.
If your dog lifts a forefoot or both forefeet off the ground, release a treat.
Molds taken in a non-weight-bearing position allow the orthotist to alter the alignment of different joints of the foot during the molding procedure in order to correct the forefoot and capture the rearfoot-forefoot relationship at a
Wearing high-heeled shoes positions the foot downward, thus placing more pressure on the forefoot.
When your heel lifts during walking or running, your weight is transferred to the forefoot.