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Nike’s Latest Football Cleat Incorporates 3D-Printed Carbon V-Plate

Nike’s Latest Football Cleat Incorporates 3D-Printed Carbon V-Plate | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Nike announced that it was releasing the Nike Vapor Ultimate Cleat Tuesday. The new cleat combines Nike Flyknit and Carbon V-plate technologies to create a supe
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3D Printing For Dummies - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook

3D Printing For Dummies - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
3D Printing For Dummies PDF Free Download, Reviews, Read Online, ISBN: 1118660757, By Kalani Kirk Hausman, Richard Horne

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Part I: Getting Started with 3D Printing
Chapter 1: Seeing How 3D Printers Fit into Modern Manufacturing
Chapter 2: Exploring the Types of 3D Printing
Chapter 3: Exploring Applications of 3D Printing


Part II: Outlining 3D Printing Resources
Chapter 4: Identifying Available Materials for 3D Printing
Chapter 5: Identifying Sources for 3D-Printable Objects


Part III: Exploring the Business Side of 3D Printing
Chapter 6: Commoditizing 3D Printing
Chapter 7: Understanding 3D Printing’s Effect on Traditional Lines of Business
Chapter 8: Reviewing 3D Printing Research


Part IV: Employing Personal 3D Printing Devices
Chapter 9: Exploring 3D-Printed Artwork
Chapter 10: Considering Consumer-Level 3D Printers
Chapter 11: Deciding on a RepRap of Your Own


Part V: Creating a RepRap 3D Printer
Chapter 12: Assembling Structural Elements
Chapter 13: Understanding RepRap Control Electronics
Chapter 14: Assembling the RepRap Extruder and Upgrading RepRap
Chapter 15: Identifying Software and Calibrating Your 3D Printer


Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 16: Ten Ways That Rapid Prototyping Will Disrupt Traditional Manufacturing
Chapter 17: Ten Examples of Direct-Digital Manufacturing and Personalization
Chapter 18: Ten Impossible Designs Created Using Additive Manufacturing

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Hamstring Stretch for Runners - Don't Make This Common Mistake | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution

Hamstring Stretch for Runners - Don't Make This Common Mistake | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
The intense feeling or 'burn' behind the knee that many runners associate with feeling a hamstring stretch is often actually the feeling of increasing tension on the sciatic nerve as you lean forward... rather than the targeted hamstring muscles themselves.
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3D Orthotics: Australia Embraces Custom 3D Printed Insoles - 3D Printing Industry

3D Orthotics: Australia Embraces Custom 3D Printed Insoles - 3D Printing Industry | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
3D-printed insoles from 3D Orthotics are a personally-tailored solution to foot problems caused by diabetes, arthritis and bunions.
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Choosing Running Shoes: How to Make an Educated Decision | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution

Choosing Running Shoes: How to Make an Educated Decision | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
I'm lucky to work closely with an excellent sports podiatrist, Ian Griffiths (@Sports_Pod). In addition to specialising in foot biomechanics, Ian appreciat
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CAREN - Computer Assisted Rehabilitation ENvironment

CAREN - Computer Assisted Rehabilitation ENvironment | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Hardware and software systems for registration, evaluation and training of functional human behaviour. Systems mainly include motion bases, motion capture systems, projection surfaces and the D-flow software.
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one word.... WOW...

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To stretch or not to stretch... that is the question!

To stretch or not to stretch... that is the question! | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
But what is the answer? Well there has been a lot of debate around the role of stretching and its effects, such as, should it be done before or after exercise, what's the best way to stretch a...
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The myths of foot orthoses... A guest article by Ian Griffiths

The myths of foot orthoses... A guest article by Ian Griffiths | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
So I am absolutely chuffed to bits that I have managed to convince and lure another guest writer at 'The Sports Physio'. I'm even more chuffed that I have been able to convince one as well-respecte...
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Another home run, hole in one, ...  From my main man Griffiths!

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This Is Why 4D Printing Is Cool

This Is Why 4D Printing Is Cool | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
The U.S. Army Research Office has just thrown some money the way of 4D printing--but what, exactly, is all the fuss about? This beautiful video goes a long way to showing us why the technology is so exciting.
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Can you also imagine the possibilities for custom orthotics design?

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Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance |... - Thought Shrapnel

Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance | TED.com
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Great one to watch...!

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3D Printing: The Future is Now

3D Printing: The Future is Now | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Who knew the loud dot matrix printers of the 1980s, complete with their perforated-edge paper, would give way to sleek 3D printers that can create items ranging from weapons to medical equipment?
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3D foot scan shows damage from high heel | Mississauga Custom Orthotics

3D foot scan shows damage from high heel | Mississauga Custom Orthotics | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Here is a really interesting piece on new developments in the foot medicine field.Unfortunatly due to cost this particular technology will likely only be available in research institutions. The tec...
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3ders.org - Sols to bring 3D printed orthotics to masses with $1.75M funding | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Sols to bring 3D printed orthotics to masses with $1.75M funding | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Last week, the startup SOLS took a significant step toward their goal of providing customized shoe inserts using 3D printing technology by closing a $1.75 million seed financing round led by Lux Capital.
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Can parallel use of different running... [Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

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Spine and Surface Topography Study Group, NFP

Spine and Surface Topography Study Group, NFP | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
The Spine and Surface Topography Study Group was formed in 2012 to assist its members in research involving spinal deformity.  The focus of the research is in using surface topography imaging...
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7 High Performance principles for sport and business

7 High Performance principles for sport and business | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
High performance, whether in sport, or business, shares certain key concepts. This article introduces eight high performance concepts that span the sport-business divide.
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Mentoring The Future Researchers And Educators Of Podiatry | Podiatry Today

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Chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam's TED Talk | TED Talks Education

Chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam's TED Talk | TED Talks Education | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
"Curiosity comes first," says chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam in his original TED Talk on TED Talks Education on PBS.
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This one triggered me to take another approach to bringing the message across... after lecturing for 10+ years in more then five different countries I had some difficulty in placing myself in the shoes of my students  back home.  Listen to this one and reflect...

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Common Deficits Associated with Patellofemoral Pain | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution

Common Deficits Associated with Patellofemoral Pain | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution | Foot for the Brain | Scoop.it
Dr. Christian Barton discusses current research surrounding the various common biomechanical deficits we see when treating and rehabilitating individuals suffering with patellofemoral pain.
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