Learn how forefoot running and heel strike running differ in impact force variables.
Stress wave at heel strike is tissue-expensive, which elevates the risk of injury during running.
Find out how the wrong running foot strike leads to greater impact shocks to the body and injury.
In addition to generating huge amounts of impact, heel strike runners are at an even greater risk of injury if they have a limb length discrepancy.
Find out how heel strike running increases the risk of lower back and spine pain.
The main causes of IT band syndrome in heel strike runners and how switching to forefoot running helps the condition.
Strong evidence mounting in favor of orthopaedic heel lifts having no mechanical advantage in running.
Outlining the two reasons heel strike runners get injured more than forefoot runners.
Older runners increase their risk of injury if they heel strike, this is because the heel pad fades with age.
Many minimalist shod runners were found to have poor accuracy in self-reported forefoot strike pattern.