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Aims and scope

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, the official journal of the Australian Podiatry Association and The College of Podiatry (UK), is an open access journal that encompasses all aspects of policy, organisation, delivery and clinical practice related to the assessment, diagnosis, prevention and management of foot and ankle disorders.

Editor's Pick: Guidelines development protocol and findings: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

New Content ItemDiabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is a leading cause of the Australian disease burden. The 2011 Australian DFD guidelines were outdated. This study aims to develop methodology for systematically adapting suitable international guidelines to the Australian context to become the new Australian evidence-based guidelines for DFD.

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New Content Item (1)Responding to foot health needs of people experiencing homelessness: the role of a publicly funded community-based podiatry service

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New Content Item (1)HAPPi Kneecaps! A double-blind, randomised, parallel group superiority trial investigating the  effects of sHoe inserts for adolescents with patellofemoral PaIn: phase II feasibility study

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New Content Item (1)COVID-19 lockdown disrupts support networks integral to maintaining foot health: a mixed-methods study

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New Content Item (1)Release of the National Scheme’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety Strategy 2020-2025; the impacts for podiatry in Australia: a commentary

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Neuer InhaltClinical guidance for podiatrists in the management of foot problems in rheumatic disorders: evaluation of an educational programme for podiatrists using a mixed methods design

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Neuer Inhalt © Springer Link Article https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13047-020-00431-xCorrelations between weight-bearing 3D bone architecture and dynamic plantar pressure measurements in the diabetic foot

This study explores the correlations between static 3D bone alignment and dynamic plantar loading.

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Neuer Inhalt © https://jfootankleres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13047-020-00426-8Associations of foot and ankle characteristics with knee symptoms and function in individuals with patellofemoral osteoarthritis

To determine whether foot and ankle characteristics are associated with knee symptoms and function in individuals with PFOA.

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Neuer Inhalt © © Yuri Arcurs / Fotolia | B688D03293F047AD 80A9278F9641F72A PicscoutPredictors of adherence to wearing therapeutic footwear among people with diabetes
Gustav Jarl et al.

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Neuer Inhalt © https://jfootankleres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13047-020-00405-z/figures/1An internet-based algorithm for diabetic foot infection during the COVID-19 pandemic
Choa Liu et al.

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Vibration perception  © Jim Varney / science photo library / Agentur Focus | B08255B610FF444B ADD7ECECF668D6E1 PicscoutNon-invasive assessment of vibration perception and protective sensation in people with diabetes mellitus: inter- and intra-rater reliability. 
S. M. Lanting, et al.

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Featured supplements

Australasian Podiatry Conference 2017: meeting abstracts
Melbourne, Australia. 24–26 May 2017

The College of Podiatry Annual Conference 2016: meeting abstracts
Glasgow, UK. 17-19 November 2016

Editors-in-Chief

Prof Catherine Bowen, University of Southampton, UK

Prof Keith Rome, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand


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Affiliations

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research is the official journal of:

The journal is also affiliated to the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM)

About the societies

The Australian Podiatry Association is responsible for the development of national policies, representation of podiatry in Australia to government and industry bodies, and assistance for Continuing Professional Development. They also support research within the discipline of podiatry. 


The College of Podiatry (UK) is responsible to the Charity Commission and all College activity is geared towards the pursuit of the advancement of podiatric health, as well as research and education of the public in the art and science of podiatric health. In particular, but not limited to, the prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions of the foot and lower limb.

The Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine (CFPM) aims to aid the profession through representation to the government, educational and regulatory institutions, promotion of podiatric unity in Canada, and provision of public education.

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