Iscuss the main aetiological factors that have been cited in the literature for the development of hallux rigidus.

” Font used should be Verdana size 11, double spaced.
” expected to support and justify the points raised in your discussion by referring to a variety of journals/ texts, A minimum of 10 referenced research articles is required.
” Marks will be given for general presentation and appropriate tense, style grammar. Inclusion of tables and illustrations is encouraged.
” Ensure correct use of the Harvard system of referencing Compare and contrast the views of different authors when discussing the arguments for and against each of the aetiological factors.
” Current research and a critical and analytical approach will be appropriately rewarded.
A minimum of 10 referenced research articles is required
Ensure correct use of the Harvard system of referencing.
Podiatry Dept Latrobe University

” Merriman, L.M. & Turner, W. (2001): Assessment of the lower limb (2nd Edn). Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh.
” McRae, R. (1997): Clinical orthopaedic examination (4th Ed). Churchill Livingstone. Edinburgh.
” Seibel, M.O. (1988): Foot function a programmed text. Williams & Wilkins. Baltimore.

Journals/ Symposia-

” The Foot  The International Journal of Clinical Foot Science
” Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
” Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (British & American)
” Foot & Ankle International
” Clinics in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
” Orthopaedic Clinics of North America
” Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research
” Journal Foot & Ankle Surgery
” Foot & Ankle Clinics
” Journal Foot & Ankle Research (online)