Category: Running

Why do different foot strikes matter? Dec1st 2019

Why do different foot strikes matter?

Why do different foot strikes matter? Derek H. Kim DPT Daniel Lieberman’s study on the difference between heel striking and forefoot striking shows why a large collision is generated when heel striking and why such a small collision is generated when forefoot striking. In heel striking, the collision of the heel with the ground generates a significant impact

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Why Consider Foot Strike? Dec1st 2019

Why Consider Foot Strike?

Humans and our recent ancestors have been accomplished endurance runners for more than a million years (Bramble and Lieberman, 2004). Our endurance running abilities may have evolved to enable our ancestors to engage in persistence hunting long before the comparatively recent invention of projectile technologies used for hunting purposes (Carrier, 1984; Lieberman et al., 2009). Our evolutionary history as

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