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BioMed Research International
Volume 2019, Article ID 9515079, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9515079
Research Article

Acute Effect of Toe Cap Choice on Toe Deviation Angle and Perceived Pain in Female Professional Ballet Dancers

1Posturology Center, Salerno 84127, Italy
2College of Arts and Sciences, Sport Science Program, University of Qatar, Doha 2713, Qatar
3Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Verona, Verona 37131, Italy
4Department of Psychology, University eCampus, Novedrate 22060, Italy
5Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Split 21000, Croatia
6Sport Performance Lab, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Split 21000, Croatia
7Tunisian Research Laboratory Sports Performance Optimization, National Center of Medicine and Science in Sport, Tunis 1000, Tunisia

Correspondence should be addressed to Luca P. Ardigò; ti.rvinu@ogidra.acul

Received 7 January 2019; Revised 16 February 2019; Accepted 19 March 2019; Published 10 April 2019

Academic Editor: Ayhan Cömert

Copyright © 2019 Annamaria Salzano 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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