Video-based assessment of foot strike pattern and step rate is valid and reliable in runners with patellofemoral pain.

This is a study by JF Esculier and colleagues from Nov 2016 last year. OBJECTIVES: “To evaluate, during treadmill running in runners with patellofemoral pain (PFP), the concurrent validity of determining foot strike pattern using 2D video and the intra- and inter-rater reliability of foot strike pattern and step rate assessments between a novice and…

PODCAST: Dr Christian Barton discusses retraining in patellofemoral pain with Assistant Professor Rich Willy

Podcast brought to us by Dr Christian Barton from La Trobe SEMRC in Australia. In this podcast he discusses mainly about Rich Willy’s two specific studies on running retraining and PFP. The first study (open access) that was talked about was published in Sep 2011, which found that a hip strengthening program improved hip strength and SL…