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  • Pros And Cons Of Ill Fitting Shoes Essay

    Researchers at the University of Portsmouth carried out an experiment to further emphasise how femininity is accentuated through wearing high heels, they conducted an experiment where they filmed two short clips of a woman walking on a treadmill once with heels and once without, however the face and torso of the woman was obscured so that the viewer could only see the outline of someone walking. After the two clips were shown to a group of students it was twice as likely for the woman not wearing heels to be mistaken as a man. However, despite heels being a supposed benefit for women in actual fact, in the workplace it is 7.5 times more likely that a woman will suffer from foot, or foot related pain than a man due to their shoes, resulting in over 44 million work days lost due to back or foot pain. So if heels are so damaging to woman’s physical condition then why are the still deemed to be the social norm? The difference made to a woman’s appearance when wearing heeled shoes does not accentuate her femininity, it really only creates an unrealistic, social ideal…

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  • Personal Narrative: High School Musical Movies

    I was a jerk back in Junior High. I was home schooled so I wasn 't used to socializing outside of the family. I decided to use the "High School Musical" movies as my guide. I know, the stupidity of a 14-year-old girl is amazing! Anyway, back in 8th grade that began changing. The change started in a small windowless room. The air was stale and reeked of cheap perfume. Most of the class was relaxing, chatting with each other near the door and waiting for the bell to ring for lunch. However, on the…

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  • Heels In The House On Mango Street

    If Esperanza lived in a different neighborhood, she would lose her innocence at a different age because of the environmental difference. The novel, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is about a house on Mango Street in a location where the culture was similar to the families around them. The protagonist, Esperanza is told, “ Them are dangerous, he says. You girls too young to be wearing shoes like that. Take them shoes off before I call the cops, but we just run” (41). The high-heels…

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  • The Daily Tar Heel: Poem Analysis

    So because my name was thrown around a few times, I just wanted to chime in: First, The Daily Tar Heel is not trash. I have worked in many newsrooms and I can say there is a decent effort on the news side to fully tell readers what is happening in Chapel Hill. Is every single story perfectly covered? By all means no. But honestly, I have yet to be part of an organization in which a story is done to perfection (this includes the Carolina Connection radio program, which I helped lead for one…

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  • Analysis: My Personality Is A High As My Heels

    Ziaira Norman March 21, 2015 English 1013 Concept Essay “My Personality is a High as My Heels” In a generation where image has become the focus of everything; school, media, and everywhere else, it can be hard to resist the pressure of wanting to fit in. People are judged by not only their clothing but also the price tag of the designer displayed on their clothing. Not all teens are affected by the image that certain clothing brings, from some it is hobby to stay up to date with current fashion…

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  • Summary: The Effects Of High-Heeled Shoes

    requires balance and propulsion in order to successfully complete a single step. Shoes can modify the motor control and the forces on the walk. (Cronin, 2014) The normal type of shoe has a 2 cm heel that provides protection to the foot. There is another type of shoe that has a higher heel than the forepart. This heel can elevate to more than 10 cm increasing the complexity of walking than it should be. Presumably, HH were introduced in 1660 during the age of Louis XIV in France…

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  • Ill-Fitting Shoes Persuasive Speech

    Before two weeks I got a phone call from my mother telling me that she had a surgery in her foot because of Pump Bumps, what? yes that exactly was my response. Pump Bump is when a bone grows on your heel sometimes it need a surgery to remove it such in my mother case. Lorraine Jones, from the society of chiropodists and podiatrists said:'' many of us find it hard to resist a bargain and the latest fashion must have, but it is important…

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  • Essay On Plantar Fasciitis

    you get out of bed in the morning, you have severe pain in the heel of your foot. It's possible you've developed plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss). This is an overuse injury. Plantar fasciitis affects the sole of a person's foot. If you are diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, it means the tough band of tissue that connects your heel to the base of your toe is inflamed. Some people develop it from being overweight. If you have flat feet, you'll have an increased risk of developing plantar…

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  • Plantar Fasciitis Research Paper

    the most well-known kind of heel pain. When you wake up from bed in the morning and experience a shooting heel pain when you walk on the floor, you could experience the ill effects of plantar fasciitis. You may find that in the wake of strolling for around 10 minutes, the pain starts to die down. Nonetheless, getting up from a situated place after a drawn out time-frame, the agony returns forcefully. In the long run, this sounds recognizable you might be the 1 out of 10 that will create plantar…

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  • Flexion Case Study

    Mrs Ogle’s gait pattern is most affected during stance phase. She has a lack of dorsiflexion of her left ankle throughout and increased left knee flexion during most of the stance phases. She has an overall decreased step length which is greatest on her left. Her left heel does not make contact with the floor. These observed deviations indicate that Mrs Ogle has a lack of left dorsiflexion range at her ankle. 1.0 Stance phase 1.1 Initial contact to loading response Mrs Ogle’s heel should be the…

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