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1. (WO2001035047) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING FOOT GEOMETRY

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/035047    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/041837
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: A43D 1/02
A61B 5/107
Applicants: AMFIT, INC.
Inventors: SUNDMAN, Arjen
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING FOOT GEOMETRY
Abstract:
An apparatus for measuring a person's plantar contour having a foam impression block (10) with a toe thickness (14) and a heel thickness (18) wherein the toe thickness is less than the heel thickness. A method for measuring a person's plantar contour using such a foam impression block by placing the plantar contour of the person's foot over the foam impression block such that the toes are over the toe thickness and the heel is over the heel thickness; and then pressing the plantar contour into the block to deform the block.