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Table 2 Peak pressures - Comparison between new & old running shoes

From: Are old running shoes detrimental to your feet? A pedobarographic study

Foot region New running shoes
(n = 11)
Old running shoes
(n = 11)
Paired t test
p value
  Peak pressure (kPa) Peak pressure (kPa)  
Total object 330.5 ± 79.6 304 ± 58.1 0.01
Medial Hind foot 245.6 ± 53.3 244.5 ± 45.1 0.45
Lateral Hind foot 245.4 ± 53.6 234.0 ± 35.1 0.07
Medial mid foot 145.1 ± 38.9 139.5 ± 35.2 0.25
Lateral mid foot 149.8 ± 43.6 135.4 ± 25.6 0.07
Medial metatarsal 235.9 ± 72.9 249.1 ± 89.9 0.07
Mid metatarsal 232.8 ± 51.9 238.6 ± 62.9 0.24
Lateral metatarsal 203.5 ± 51.3 207.5 ± 51.3 0.29
Great toe 275.3 ± 87.2 268.3 ± 62.1 0.29
Lesser toes 182.4 ± 63.9 196.1 ± 63.9 0.03
Hindfoot 245.5 ± 52.8 239.3 ± 40.2 0.13
Midfoot 147.4 ± 40.9 137.4 ± 30.4 0.06
Forefoot 225.5 ± 70.9 231.9 ± 72.2 0.08
Medial 225.5 ± 81.5 225.3 ± 79.3 0.49
Lateral 195.3 ± 59.5 193.3 ± 58.9 0.32