The annual number of running-related injuries has increased 34% during a 14-year period, according to a study published in the Feb. 2011 issue of Clinical Pediatrics.
Investigators examined running-related injuries — primarily sprains and strains to the lower extremities — among children and adolescents aged 6 to 18 years, finding an estimated 225,344 cases treated in emergency departments throughout the... Read More
Benno M. Nigg has become a leading researcher on orthotics — those shoe inserts that many athletes use to try to prevent injuries. And what he has found is not very reassuring.
For more than 30 years Dr. Nigg, a professor of biomechanics and co-director of the Human Performance Lab at the University of Calgary in Alberta, has asked how... Read More