Increased Lower Limb Loading with use of Minimalist Running Shoes

Impact loads are widely believed to be associated with some injuries in runners, though the evidence for that is not overly compelling, but it does make sense that reducing impacts may help prevent overuse injuries in runners. A number of different strategies can be used for this and one that is commonly advocated is the use of minimalist running shoes to change the running technique or form. This new study compared running in a Nike Pegasus ( standard cushioned shoe ) and a Nike Free 3.0 ( minimalist shoe )

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Increased Lower Limb Loading with use of Minimalist Running Shoes

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