Footscan Platform System: Identifying Normal Foot Loading Parameters & Repeatability

Research Paper Title Normal foot loading parameters and repeatability of the Footscan® platform system. Background The Footscan® platform system is one of the most commonly used clinical tools for the measurement of the foot pressure. The present study was designed to assess the repeatability of the system and identify the range of loading parameters observed… Read More

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FootStriker: A ‘Shocking’ New Aid to Develop Running Technique

As a qualified running coach I appreciate how difficult it can be to change an individual’s running technique. Trying to convince/develop runners to land on the front of their feet rather than the back can be a tricky task. However, there is now another method available to coaches: “CHANGING your running style can be tricky. Perhaps… Read More

Marathon Running: Expression of Proteins on Red Blood Cells

Research Paper Title The Effects of Marathon Running on Expression of the Complement Regulatory Proteins CD55 (DAF) and CD59 (MACIF) on Red Blood Cells. Background Exercise is known to result in the haemolysis of red blood cells (RBCs). Although mechanical stressors such as footstrike and an increased velocity of blood flow may be involved, the… Read More