Zero drop running shoes increased injury risk for regular runners

Influence of the Heel-to-Toe Drop of Standard Cushioned Running Shoes on Injury Risk in Leisure-Time Runners A Randomized Controlled Trial With 6-Month Follow-up Laurent Mailsoux, PhD, Nicolas Chambon, PhD, Axel Urhausen, Prof., MD and Daniel Theisen, PhD Am J Sports Med August 8, 2016 Quote: Background: Modern running shoes are available in a wide range of heel-to-toe drops (ie, the height difference between the forward and rear parts of the inside of the shoe). While shoe drop has been shown to influence strike pattern, its effect on injury risk has never been investigated. Therefore, the reasons for such variety in this parameter are unclear

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Zero drop running shoes increased injury risk for regular runners

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