We are doing a study of impact loading over the course of the Boston Marathon this year. We are recruiting runners of all types, but are in need of barefoot and ‘true’ minimal footwear runners (no midsole, stack height, arch, etc).
Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Director, Spaulding National Running Center
1575 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA. 02138
Barefoot Running; So simple a caveman did it!
No Stopping: Boston Marathon
Ken Bob, Boston Marathon 2005
Unidentified Barefoot Runner, Boston Marathon 2005
Theresa Withee 2011 Boston Barefoot
Running Mechanics Study; Spaulding National Running Center
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Mo Goldstein Thanks in large part to your guidance from afar, I am joyfully running pain free! Attempting to capture a minute of the joy I have found while running with another exuberant, joyous animal. read more