I have just read an article entitled “Metaphysicians” that appeared in the Economist on the 16th of March this year. http://www.economist.com/news/scienc…metaphysicians I managed to find the original article on which the above report was based

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Why Most Published Research Findings are False

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I do get a little tired of the running economy issue and foot strike pattern for a couple of reasons: Its been done to death (I have covered it  here ,  here ,  here ,  here ,  here , here  and here ) and the fan boys get upset with me because the research which was not even done by me does not agree with what they have been preaching … go figure . Now we have another study that looked at kinematic and running economy changes following instruction similar to the Pose and/or Chi running method: A novel running mechanic’s class changes kinematics but not running economy Craighead, Daniel; Lehecka, Nick; King, Deborah L. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research; 14 April 2014 A novel method of running technique instruction, Midstance to Midstance Running (MMR), was studied to determine how MMR affected kinematics and running economy of recreational runners

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Effect of Pose/Chi type running instruction on running economy

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Dermascopes

April 23, 2014

Dear All, How much does it cost for a good quality dermascope? what can they help to diagnose? for a PP, are they worth it?

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Frontdesk v Online

April 23, 2014

I am sorry if this rehashes old threads again. However I am having to upgrade our server and the expense of keeping frontdesk is getting crazy in my opinion. Is there anyone who has been a long time user of Frontdesk who jumped to an online software such as Cliniko who can tell me if it was worth it?

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Normative values for plantar pressures

April 23, 2014

Plantar Static Pressure Distribution in Healthy Individuals Percentiles for the Evaluation of Forefoot Loading David Pomarino, Andrea Pomarino Foot Ankle Spec April 21, 2014 Quote: In literature, one finds little scientific statements regarding plantar static pressure distribution in healthy individuals. Miscellaneous studies, however, characterize pathologies of feet and associate those with abnormal static or dynamic plantar load sharing. Our study reveals that healthy individuals show significant age-dependent differences in forefoot and rear foot load measured in standing position.

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Podiatrist denies sexually assaulting patient as he cut her toenails

April 23, 2014

Podiatrist denies sexually assaulting patient as he cut her toenails Quote: A podiatrist massaged and rubbed a woman’s thighs, saying ‘beautiful, beautiful’ when she had paid him to just cut her toe nails, a court was told.

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Gastrocnemius recession surgery

April 22, 2014

Hello all, This is my first post so be nice. I have achilles tendonosis because my calve muscles are too tight. The surgery is gastrocnemius recession surgery, which is done on the UK NHS

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Podiatry in Netherlands

April 22, 2014

Hello everyone, Does anyone knows something about how Podiatry works in Amsterdam? Any information? Thank you! Joana

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5th metatarsal with twist…

April 22, 2014

So 12th day i fumbled at parking lot, hurt my ankle rested over weekend diagnosed my self really bad high ankle sprain….

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Right Foot Turns Out

April 22, 2014

My right foot turns out and my dr says that is the cause of my foot pain. How can I get it to go straight again

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