Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

In the News

NZ Herald: Running barefoot may be healthier, say scientists

Peter Griffin posted in on January 28th, 2010.

Steve Connor of the NZ Herald reports new research, published in Nature, that suggests that running barefoot causes less injury than running in conventional athletic shoes. According to the research, running shoes change a runner’s gait and the way their feet strike the ground, in turn greatly increasing the impact forces felt by their bodies, […]

Copyright 2017 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy