Footwear Science

Forefoot bending stiffness and running

June 10, 2016

The influence of forefoot bending stiffness of footwear on athletic injury and performance Darren J. Stefanyshyn & John W

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The influence of forefoot bending stiffness of footwear on athletic injury and performance

June 10, 2016

10.1080/19424280.2016.1144652 Darren J.

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The influence of barefoot and shod running on Triceps surae muscle strain characteristics

March 1, 2016

by Sinclair J1*, Cole T2, Richards J2 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 9 (1): 4 The aim of the current investigation was to determine the effects of barefoot and shod running on the kinematics of the Triceps-Surae muscle group. … Continue reading →

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The free moment in running and its relation to injury

January 18, 2016

The free moment in running and its relation to joint loading and injury risk Steffen Willwacher, Irena Goetze, Katina Mira Fischer & Gert-Peter Br?ggemann Footwear Science Quote: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between free moment (FM) characteristics, joint mechanics and injury risk, in order to evaluate the potential of the FM as a variable for runner classification into functional groups with similar footwear demands. Lower extremity joint mechanics, ground reaction forces and the FM of 222 male and female injury free runners were analysed using an optoelectric motion capture system and a force plate while running at 3.5 m/s

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The free moment in running and its relation to joint loading and injury risk

January 17, 2016

10.1080/19424280.2015.1119890 Steffen Willwacher

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Addressing Heel Pain In Football Players

October 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 11 – November 2015 Author(s):  Nicholas Romansky, DPM, FACFAS Given the popularity of football at levels ranging from pee wee leagues to the NFL, many athletic patients will present to podiatry practices with heel pain.

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