Foot gymnastics

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Foot gymnastic games
Knotting ropes with feet
Foot training with a stick

Foot gymnastics are games and exercises intended to strengthen the muscles of legs and feet, improve the motion sequences of walking and sports, support therapy of varicose veins[citation needed] and dorsal pain. Such activities are recommended to improve flat feet especially of children[1] and the gait performance of older adults.[2]

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  1. ^ Kinder machen Fußgymnastik (Children do Foot Gymnastics), 6th edn. 2006, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart
  2. ^ Hartmann, A; Murer, K; De Bie, R. A.; De Bruin, E. D. (2009). "The effect of a foot gymnastic exercise programme on gait performance in older adults: A randomised controlled trial". Disability & Rehabilitation. 31 (25): 2101–10. doi:10.3109/09638280902927010. PMID 19888840. 

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