Running Shoe “Comfort Filter” – Time For a Rethink?

The Running Shoe Comfort Filter In 2015, the redoubtable Professor Benno Nigg introduced two new terms to every running scientists’ vernacular – “the preferred movement path”, and, “the comfort filter”. Nigg labelled both as new paradigms and opined that ‘the preferred movement path’ and ‘the comfort filter’, suggest that a runner intuitively selects a comfortable…

Simon Bartold
Director of Bartold Clinical

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2 responses to “Running Shoe “Comfort Filter” – Time For a Rethink?”

  1. Thanks Simon – great read. Is there a resource that you would point us to which, in your view, gives the best current summary on how the design features available in modern running shoes on impact on stresses experienced in different structures?

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