Patent Number: 7,100,307

Title: Footwear to enhance natural gait

Abstract: An article of footwear that acts to strengthen the foot through biofeedback, reduces stresses on the foot that occur during impact through midsole/outsole design characteristics, and enhances the foot's ability to pre-stabilize itself prior to striking the ground by utilizing the foot's "Windlass Effect".

Inventors: Burke; Robert G. (Barrie, CA), Gardiner; Roy J. W. (Richmond Hill, CA)

Assignee: Barefoot Science Technologies Inc.

International Classification: A43B 13/18 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018