28 Sep '16, 12am

Do you really need to be concerned about pronation?

Here's the key figure, as published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine : This shows the fraction of runners in each group that remained uninjured after covering a given number of kilometers. (On average, these beginner runners managed 353 km over the course of the year, and 252 of them sustained running injuries.) From a statistical point of view, there were no differences between the groups. Here's how the authors sum up their main findings: No significant differences in distance to first running-related injury were found between highly supinated, supinated, pronated and highly pronated feet when compared with neutral feet. In contrast, pronated feet sustained significantly fewer injuries per 1000 km of running than neutral feet. Now, that doesn't quite match what the figure shows, since the highly pronated group seems to have a much higher injury rate. The problem...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/does-pronation-...

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