Where runners go wrong

This is the title of an article from the Harvard Gazette back in Feb 2016 last year. Basically it’s about a study done by Prof Irene Davis at Harvard to investigate the differences between runners who sustained an injury during the 2 year study period and those who did not. 249 female recreational runners were…

Injury risk in runners using standard or motion control shoes: a randomised controlled trial with participant and assessor blinding

A BJSM study last year Apr 2016 with the above-mentioned title. This article is open access. “Results The overall injury risk was lower among the participants who had received motion control shoes (HR=0.55; 95% CI 0.36 to 0.85) compared to those receiving standard shoes. This positive effect was only observed in the stratum of runners…