Does Running with Body Borne Load Elevate Injury Risk by Increasing Leg Stiffness & vGRFs?

Research Paper Title Sex and stride length impact leg stiffness and ground reaction forces when running with body borne load. Background This study quantified leg stiffness and vertical ground reactions forces (vGRF) measures for males and females using different stride lengths to run with four body borne loads (20, 25, 30, and 35 kg). Methods Thirty-six… Read More

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What are the Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force & Temporal Parameters during British Army Foot-Drill?

Research Paper Title The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Background High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a repetitive impact loading occupational activity and involves striking the ground violently with… Read More