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June 2017

Japanese kids’ shoes too smallzoom

Japanese kids’ shoes too small


Do Japanese children’s shoes fit? The Austrian research team Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes went to Japan to test the fit of preschoolers’ shoes in May 2017.

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January 2017

Research team off to Japan

Research team off to Japan


In 2015, a Japanese publisher acquired the rights to the book “Children's feet - Children's shoes: All you need to know about little feet and shoes.” So in May, our research team will be heading off halfway around the world to see if kids in Japan are wearing shoes that fit.

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October 2016

Girls’ shoes: Cute, pink, and dangerouszoom

Girls’ shoes: Cute, pink, and dangerous


Like in “Cinderella,” many girls force their feet into shoes that are too small. This has serious consequences, as demonstrated by a recent study conducted by the health insurance provider Salzburger Gebietskrankenkasse and the Austrian research Team Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes.

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July 2016

Can adults’ shoes be too short, too?

Can adults’ shoes be too short, too?


The Austrian research team “Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes” usually only checks the fit of shoes worn by kids aged 1 to 10. Thanks to an initiative of the Swiss consumer report magazine Gesundheitstipp, the team conducted its first test of adult shoes – and the results were surprising, to say the least.

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October 2015

Pre-School Health Risk: Too-Small Indoor Shoeszoom

Pre-School Health Risk: Too-Small Indoor Shoes


Most European kids wear house slippers or other indoor shoes in pre-school and kindergarten. According to a recent study conducted by the “Children’s Feet – Children’s Shoes” research team in cooperation with the Salzburg Regional Health Insurance Fund, over half of these kids are wearing shoes that are too short in length.

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