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How many barefoot / minimal runners heel strike?

Discussion in 'Biomechanics, Sports and Foot orthoses' started by Craig Payne, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. Craig Payne

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    Even this surprised me:
    20% of barefoot runners heel strike
    47% of minimally shod runners heel strike

    ...who would have thought it was that high? :drinks

    I blogged about it here and here is the abstract:

    Comparison of foot strike patterns of barefoot and minimally shod runners in a recreational road race
    Peter Larson
    Journal of Sport and Health Science; In Press
     
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    Strike type variation among Tarahumara Indians in minimal sandals versus conventional running shoes
    Daniel E. Lieberman
    Journal of Sport and Health Science; Available online 24 April 2014
     
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