As biomechanical knowledge of foot and leg interactions gained huge momentum in the podiatric medical profession during that decade, the use of corrective devices in shoes achieved widespread popularity. The sports shoes segment has been further reviewed on the basis of prominent sports in each of the regions.
Nike remains the most popular sneaker brand by search terms, representing 9. Then there are fitness conscious customers, gym goers, and ones who use them during mild fitness routines.
Smith emphasizes the especially inclusive effect that the jogging and aerobics boom had on the sneaker market. Adidas as a brand receives about the same number of unique searches 5.
Sneakers are a considerably large segment of the industry as well.
Podiatric Thought in Athletic-Shoe Design Podiatrists first participated in the development of athletic shoe technology in the s.