Below discusses the role of the ankle in forefoot running and how it is affected by cushioned footwear.
There is an important reason why many runners suffer ankle problems, and that reason is running shoes with a large cushioned heel. If you have persistent ankle pain from running, your running shoes may…
Ultra minimalist shoes increase ankle range of motion, evoking kinematic processes that eliminate impact from the knees & hips during forefoot running.
Ankle peroneal tendon tear during running may be caused by certain running shoes.
Balancing barefoot on a wobble board improves ankle-joint functionality and neuromuscular control for forefoot running.
What is the main cause of ankle injuries in child runners?
Some forefoot running beginners experience ankle injury without having made errors in their technique. The issue, most likely, is actually with their shoes.
When you are running barefooted, you don’t want to heel strike. The most forceful interaction with the ground in running is running with a heel strike, especially when you’re barefoot.