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The Evolution Of Footwear For Sports

Peiwen He, Yuehan Li, Na Li


The first footwear was not made to any specifications, and shoes of men and women once were very similar, while
looks, designs, and materials varied with the changes of social status or classes. The change of sneakers are highly related to the
evolution of materials, as well as the sports itself. New technologies have increased the performance of sneakers. Those who are
knowledgeable about the evolution of sneakers predict that the future of footwear will be self-lacing performance sneakers.


Footwear; Sports; Self-lacing; Materials

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v6i15.5174