Best of all the Festo DSNU-PPS self-adjusting cylinders cost less than adjustable air cushioning
versions and provide far superior cushioning
performance than elastomer buffers.
And physicians should always emphasize that, though "stability shoe" sounds severe, this is the middle of the road choice, a well-rounded shoe with both cushioning
and motion control features.
The ads, running in the Boston Globe, The New York Times and the Washington Post, tout Domain's home fashions and explain the benefit story of Reflex's state-of-the-art polyurethane cushioning products, which combine the comfort of down with the resiliency of today's technology.
"We have initiated this campaign because we want to raise consumer awareness," says Fred Natrin, marketing manager for Reflex Polymer Cushioning. "This product is a totally new kind of cushioning that doesn't sag, droop or go flat and far surpasses the cushioning that is currently available to the industry."
Investigations also included the effect on cushioning
of introducing controlled centrally placed voids into 5-cm-thick samples of external dimensions 15 x 15 cm.
material performs its fundemental role - reducing the forces created when one surface comes abruptly into contact with another - by compressing or deforming in such a way as to produce a gradual, rather than instantaneous, change in velocity.
Foam is the most widely used cushioning
material and provides good stability and pressure relief for many individuals.
Compare arch support, tread width, firmness and gel cushioning
among several model shoes.
New elasticized webbing materials used as spring media and medium density polyurethane foams used as damping or cushioning
materials will alleviate this problem.
Running in a shoe that no longer provides traction, support and cushioning
can lead to a number of musculoskeletal complaints and injuries, among them heel pain, shin splints and stress fractures.
A running shoe should provide excellent heel cushioning
and shock absorption, a flexible forefoot and a distinct Achilles notch.