The belief that foot pronation, or rolling inwards of the ankles, increases the risk of injury in novice runners and needs to be corrected with special shoes is being challenged by biomechanics experts.
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Sep. 30, 2016 Two caffeine-based chemical compounds have been developed that show promise in preventing the ravages of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease attacks the nervous system, causing uncontrolled ... read more
Sep. 30, 2016 CDC today announced updates to its interim guidance for pre-pregnancy counseling and prevention of sexual transmission of Zika based on ongoing assessment of available data, primarily extending the ... read more
June 14, 2013 Ordinary running shoes function perfectly well for new runners regardless of how they pronate, according to new research. Healthy newcomers to running who overpronate/underpronate do not actually ... read more
Mar. 19, 2013 Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel. New research found that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on ... read more
Mar. 7, 2013 A new study from a team of exercise science professors found that runners who transition too quickly to 'barefoot' running shoes suffer an increased risk of injury to bones in the foot, ... read more
Oct. 3, 2012 Researchers are conducting a first-of-its kind study of marathon runners to determine if there is link between foot injuries and ill-fitting shoes. Researchers will survey runners in the Oct. 7 ... read more