A clinical gait retraining approach to reducing kinetic risk factors of running-related injury

  • C. Napier
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
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      Introduction: The etiology of running-related injuries is multifactorial, but it is accepted that biomechanical factors play a role. We examined the influence of peak braking force on running-related injury risk and the effectiveness of a gait retraining program using real-time biofeedback to reduce this parameter in high-risk individuals.
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