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Effects of training in minimalist shoes on the intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscle volume

Discussion in 'Biomechanics, Sports and Foot orthoses' started by NewsBot, May 13, 2016.

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    Effects of training in minimalist shoes on the intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscle volume
    Tony Li-Wei Chen, Louis K.Y. Sze, Irene S. Davis, Roy T.H. Cheung
    Clinical Biomechanics; Article in Press
     
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    They seem to think that is a good thing. I remain to be convinced. If the volume ("strength") increases, surely that is a sign of being uneconomical; ie muscles working harder ?
     
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    Week Exercise Protocol and Minimalist Shoes Walking Effect on Lower Leg Muscle Size
    Aaron W. Johnson et al
    Presented at the ACSM Annual Meeting; Boston 2016
     
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    The Effects of a Transition to Minimalist Shoe Running on Intrinsic Foot Muscle Size
    AW Johnson, JW Myrar, UH Mitchell, I Hunter, ST Ridge
    Int J Sports Med
     
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  7. would have been interesting to see another group given some sort of orthotic device as we know when wearing a device increase muscle activity therefore increase training effect
     
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    PolyU study reveals minimalist shoes increase leg and foot muscles
     

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