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Footwear Jun 2019

Stability and neutral running shoes and their effect on knee joint mechanics

The debate rages - do motion control shoes work? Is the frontal plane important, or should we be looking at sagittal

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Footwear Mar 2019

Is there a better way to measure and interpret "impact"?

Traditionally we have been focused on impact in running. And this is measured with a force platform. Is there a better way?

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Footwear Jan 2019

Rocker Bottom Running Shoes: What do they do?

Some claim that these shoes might affect musculoskeletal performance, however, the scientific jury is out!

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Footwear Jan 2019

How to assess running footwear - open access

Whaat to look for in runninng footwear, plus.. what to do and what NOT to do!

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Footwear Jan 2019

Drop: Is it something we should even be discussing?

Everyone talks about 'drop'. But, is it relevant, is it the correct term, does it even really mattter?

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Footwear Dec 2018

Deconstructing a running shoe. Part 3: The outsole

Most people think of the outsole as primarily the shoe component responsible for grip. Granted this is a big and important role,

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Footwear Dec 2018

Deconstructing a running shoe. Part 2: The midsole

Part 2 on our 3 part series on deconstructing the running shoe focuses on the midsole.

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Footwear Dec 2018

Deconstructing a running shoe. Part 1: The upper

To kick off footwear month, I thought we might demystify what has become an extremely complex topic.

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Footwear Dec 2018

Are we seeing the start of a NEW running shoe trend

I read with interest a recent article in Runner's World, which proclaimed "Forefoot flex grooves seem to be a thing of the past,

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Footwear Dec 2018

Segmentation: The scourge of the running footwear industry!

A little diatribe on the issue of segmentation in running footwear! Open access.

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