Heel strike running may be a strong risk factor for Achilles injury because it may cause excessive heel movements that may put heavy loads and bending strain on the Achilles tendon as compared with forefoot running.
Differences in pronation of the foot in forefoot running and in heel strike running and find out how pronation in forefoot running may be more controlled.
Researchers developed a model explaining how heel strike running can result in a shattered femur.
Virtually any runner who runs with a heel strike, is at a significant risk of injury as compared with runners who use a forefoot strike landing….
Elastic therapeutic tape is used to improve gait efficiency in heel strikers, however implementing forefoot running maximizes elasticity of the leg far better.
What is the proper way to run? Heel strike or forefoot strike?