Running retraining to treat lower limb injuries: a mixed-methods study of current evidence synthesised with expert opinion

This is a review published last year by Christian Barton et al in the BJSM on the use of running retraining to treat lower limb injuries. Published online: 14 Apr 2016 Open-access: YES Results: “Limited evidence supports the effectiveness of transition from rearfoot to forefoot or midfoot strike and increase step rate or altering proximal…

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…