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Tread Lightly

Form, Footwear, and the Quest for Injury-free Running
Larson, Peter (Book - 2012)
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Explains why running injuries are so common, examining running form, running shoe design, and training, and includes insights on such topics as the evolution of running, stress-related injuries, and the advantages of barefoot running.
Authors: Larson, Peter
Title: Tread lightly
form, footwear, and the quest for injury-free running
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2012
Characteristics: xxix, 258 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Contents: The evolution of running in humans
Running injuries: why they happen
Barefoot running
The running shoe
The recreational runner
Pronate nation
Foot strike
The running stride
Turning the clock back on nutrition
Summary: Explains why running injuries are so common, examining running form, running shoe design, and training, and includes insights on such topics as the evolution of running, stress-related injuries, and the advantages of barefoot running.
Additional Contributors: Katovsky, Bill
ISBN: 1620873559
9781620873557
1616083743
9781616083748
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Larson and Bill Katovsky
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-252) and index
Subject Headings: Running Physiological aspects Running injuries Prevention Running shoes Running Training
Topical Term: Running
Running injuries
Running shoes
Running
LCCN: 2012021429
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Jul 16, 2013
  • HereHere rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

There is a summary of each chapter at the end, that provides you with all the information you need to know. One chapter discusses nutrition, and prevents both the success of paleo-style runners and vegan runners.

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