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Interesting article: What causes injuries?

Started this discussion. Last reply by geoffroy Jul 14. 2 Replies

Here's an interesting article that suggests that running injuries can be caused by what they call "braking force":…Continue

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geoffroy replied to Mark's discussion Interesting article: What causes injuries?
"Hello! This article is indeed very interesting. Do you have an opinion on what should be considered as overstriding? Is there a risk to be unefficient if one's stride is, on the contrary, too short? I mean, does the feet have to land right…"
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Eric Orton replied to Mark's discussion Interesting article: What causes injuries?
"Hey Mark - thanks for posting. This is why form, foot strike placement and training force production for speed is so important. And why there is no "lean" or falling using gravity in run form."
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Interesting article: What causes injuries?

Here's an interesting article that suggests that running injuries can be caused by what they call "braking force": https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-how-running-gait-increases-injury-risk/I thought this might make for an interesting discussion!See More
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