This Simplifaster blog post discusses practical ways clincians and coaches are using sports technology in their programs.
Research Paper The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between biomechanical variables and running economy in North African and European runners. Eight North African and 13 European male runners of the same athletic level ran 4-minute stages on a treadmill at varying set velocities. During the test, biomechanical variables such as ground contact time, swing time, stride … Read More
A summary of research contradicting marketing claims that softer-soled shoes decrease the risk of running injury.
A introduction to running efficiency and its importance in improving performance, with practical advice on how runners can evaluate and improve mechanics to impact efficiency. http://breakingmuscle.com/running/the-single-secret-to-becoming-a-better-runner
A brief overview of what is considered good running form and the implications of footstrike type on a runner’s stride.
Anatomy for Runners Running has become more and more popular in recent years, with thousands of people entering marathons, buying new running shoes with the latest technology, and going for a daily jog, whether on the track or on a treadmill. Unfortunately, with running comes injuries, as a result of wrong information and improper training. Author Jay Dicharry was tired … Read More
A dive into symmetry – into how symmetry impacts running performance, how much asymmetry is typical and how does it impact injury risk.
The team at Running Reform pulled together a thoughtful guide to pronation, including a definition of what pronation is and common misconceptions regarding pronation’s impact on injury.
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