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Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Volume 2017, Article ID 7136238, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7136238
Research Article

The Effect of Body Mass on the Shoe-Athlete Interaction

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54 124 Thessaloniki, Greece
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Central Macedonia, Terma Magnisias, 62 124 Serres, Greece
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Western Macedonia, Kila, 50 100 Kozani, Greece
4School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ippokratous 22 Ag. Ioannis, 62 122 Serres, Greece

Correspondence should be addressed to A. Tsouknidas; rg.htua@ostxela

Received 21 November 2016; Revised 20 January 2017; Accepted 7 February 2017; Published 29 March 2017

Academic Editor: Stefano Zaffagnini

Copyright © 2017 A. Tsouknidas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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