Further Reading

Research Papers

 

Why Shoes make Normal Gait Impossible

By Dr William Rossi

 

Children’s Footwear: Launching Site for Adult Foot Ills
by Dr William Rossi 

 

The effects of three different levels of footwear stability on pain outcomes in women runners: a randomised control trial

By Michael Ryan, Gordon Valiant, Kymberly McDonald et al.

 

Running shoes: the real science

By Stuart Miller, Head of Biomechanics, London Sport Institute

 

Relationships Among Self-reported Shoe Type, Footstrike Pattern, and Injury Incidence [abstract]

By DL Goss and MT Gross

 

Barefoot Running

By Michael Warburton, Gateway Physiotherapy, Capalaba, Queensland, Australia

 

 

Books

 

Biomechanics of Sport Shoes

By Dr Benno Nigg

  • A highly technical read for coaches, scientists and specialised health professionals

 

Tread Lightly

By Peter Larson and Bill Katovsky

  • Runners in barefoot-style shoes feel reborn by running more naturally, much like early man did for millions of years. Suitable for runners, this title offers evidence why this minimalist approach to running is here to stay, and is not merely some passing fad.

 

Born to Run

By Christopher McDougall

  • Not a running manual, but it has a lot of common sense and a good spiritual read for all

 

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running

By Dr Craig Richards and Thomas Hollowell

 

Proprioception— Making Sense of Barefoot Running

By Lee Saxby

 

 

Links

 

Skeletal Biology Lab at Harvard University

 

Society for Barefoot Living

 

The Running Clinic, Canada


Good Form Running

 

Natural Running Center


SockDoc


Willis Street Physiotherapy, New Zealand

 

 

Blogs

 

Toesalad.com

 

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