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Biomechanics of Running, Part 2

Submitted by Ian Golden

Part II, Preparation and Maintenance of the Foundation

It is important to remember that all muscle groups must be evenly developed and strengthened for any technique, completely natural, or imposed, to work effectively and reduce the likelihood of injury through running. As one muscle contracts and shortens, the opposing muscle group must also […]

2016-12-08T22:24:15-05:00Categories: Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

Biomechanics of Running, Part 1

Submitted by Ian Golden

What will follow is a discussion of running form, or biomechanics. Historical and contemporary views on the topic as well as a synthesized vision of a recommended whole will be presented. Ultimately, it is possible that there is no more efficient form aside from the one your body is finding at this […]

2016-12-08T22:24:15-05:00Categories: Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Technical Analysis of Gait & Running Shoes

Contributed By: Ian Golden

I. Biomechanics

Brunnstrom’s Clinical Kinesiology, in an introduction to the topic, divides walking gait into stance and swing phases. They indicate that in the stance phase contact is made first with the heel strike, and only in pathological conditions do other parts make first contact. Walking is often characterized by a period of […]