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A consensus definition and rating scale for minimalist shoes

  • Jean-Francois Esculier1, 2, 3,
  • Blaise Dubois1, 3,
  • Clermont E. Dionne1, 4,
  • Jean Leblond2 and
  • Jean-Sébastien Roy1, 2Email author
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research20158:42

Received: 2 June 2015

Accepted: 3 August 2015

Published: 19 August 2015

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3 Aug 2015 Editorially accepted
19 Aug 2015 Article published 10.1186/s13047-015-0094-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec Rehabilitation Institute, Quebec City, Canada
The Running Clinic, Quebec City, Canada
Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de recherche FRQS du CHU de Québec, Quebec City, Canada